Primate models of movement disorders of basal ganglia origin

@article{Delong1990PrimateMO,
  title={Primate models of movement disorders of basal ganglia origin},
  author={Mahlon R. Delong},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
  year={1990},
  volume={13},
  pages={281-285}
}
  • M. Delong
  • Published 1 July 1990
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Trends in Neurosciences
Movement disorders associated with basal ganglia dysfunction comprise a spectrum of abnormalities that range from the hypokinetic disorders (of which Parkinson's disease is the best-known example) at one extreme to the hyperkinetic disorders (exemplified by Huntington's disease and hemiballismus) at the other. Both extremes of this movement disorder spectrum can be accounted for by postulating specific disturbances within the basal ganglia-thalamocortical 'motor' circuit. In this paper, Mahlon… Expand

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