Involvement of the capsular genu in reward-related feeding

  title={Involvement of the capsular genu in reward-related feeding},
  author={Keisuke Suzuki and Tsubasa Sada and Toshiki Nakamura and Hidehiro Takekawa and Koichi Hirata},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
Dear Sirs, Food intake is regulated by homeostatic and reward-related pathways. The hypothalamus and brainstem integrate homeostatic signals with reward-related pathways, such as the dopaminergic neurons of the ventral tegmental area, nucleus accumbens, insular cortex, anterior cingulate cortex, and orbitofrontal cortex [1]. Eating disorders following brain lesions of the frontal and temporal lobe, hypothalamus, thalamus, and brainstem have all been described [2–4]. A 58-year-old right-handed… CONTINUE READING