Thalamic fasciculus

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Brain: Thalamic fasciculus
DA-loops in PD.jpg
The image shows dopaminergic pathways of the human brain in normal condition (left) and Parkinsons Disease (right). Red Arrows indicate suppression of the target, blue arrows indicate stimulation of target structure. (Thalamic fasciculus visible but not labeled, as red line from GPi to THA.)
Latin fasciculus thalamicus
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The thalamic fasciculus is a component of the subthalamus. It is sometimes considered synonymous with "field H1 of Forel". Nerve fibres form a composite bundle containing cerebellothalamic (crossed) and pallidothalamic (uncrossed) fibres that is insinuated between the thalamus and zona incerta.

The thalamic fasciculus consists of the joint fibers of the ansa lenticularis and the lenticular fasciculus, coming from different portions of the medial globus pallidus, before they jointly enter the ventral lateral nucleus of the thalamus.[1]

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  1. ^ Estomih Mtui; Gregory Gruener (2006). Clinical Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access. Philadelphia: Saunders. p. 359. ISBN 1-4160-3445-5. 

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