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Central Nervous System

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degeneration of corpus striatum cause



A Parkinson disease.
B chorea

C hemiballismus
D Athetosis


Ans. B chorea

I. Parkinson occurs in damage to niagrostriatal pathways (dopamine)

II. Chorea in caudate nucleus lesion

III. Hemiballismus in subthalamic N. lesion (glutamate)

IV. Athetosis in lenticular N (putamen + GP)

V. Huntington in intrastriatalGABAergic and cholinergic pathway disruption

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