BRAIN and NERVE Shinkei Kenkyu no Shinpo Volume 67, Issue 12 (December 2015)

Anatomy of the Thalamus Satoru Ide 1 , Shingo Kakeda 1 , Yukunori Korogi 1 1Department of Radiology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Medicine Keyword: 間脳 , 背側視床 , 腹側視床 , 視床上部 , 視床下部 , diencephalon , dorsal thalamus , ventral thalamus , epithalamus , hypothalamus pp.1459-1469
Published Date 2015/12/1
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The thalamus is a vital structure lying deep within the brain that has several important functions, such as sensory and motor function, attention, memory, speech, and emotion. Various thalamic nuclei with extensive nerve networks send signals all around the structures of the brain including the cerebral cortex. Thalamic lesions cause a wide variety of clinical symptoms; therefore, anatomical knowledge of the thalamus is important in clinical situations. In this paper, structure of the thalamus is outlined, sprinkled with examples of clinical cases.

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