Nucleus accumbens

 

It is called in full nucleus accumbens septi. It is part of the telencephalon and it is placed below the caudate nucleus at its junction with putamen and also related to the base of the septum pellucidum. It also contains large store of dopamine just as the striatum and the olfactory tubercle. and ipso facto may be related to psychiatric illnesses in etiology. See dopamine mechanism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Schematic diagram showing relationship between thalamus and basal ganglia:  1 head of caudate nucleus 2 anterior limb of internal capsule 3 posterior limb of internal capsule 4 globus pallidus 5 putamen 6 thalamus 7 lateral geniculate body and optic radiation 8 medial geniculate body

 
Brainstem Medulla Pons Midbrain Thalamus Epithalamus
Basal ganglia Forebrain Temporal lobe Cerebral operculum Remove operculum Wall of lateral ventricle 1
Wall of lateral ventricle 2 Wall of lateral ventricle 3 lateral ventricle 1 lateral ventricle 2 Base of brain Rhomboid fossa

 

 

 


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