Brain Lesions

  1. Broca's Area
    aphasia and good comprehension
  2. Wernicke's area
    aphasia and poor comprehension
  3. Arcuate Fasciculus
    poor repetition with good comprehension, fluent speech
  4. Amygdala
    Hyperorality, Hypersexuality, disinhibited behavior
  5. Frontal Lobe
    Personality changes and deficits in concentration, orientation, and judgement
  6. Right Parietal Lobe
    Spatial neglect syndrome, agnosia of the contralateral side of the world
  7. Reticular Activating system
    reduced levels of arousal and wakefulness
  8. Mammillary Bodies
    Wernicke - Korsakoff Syndrome
  9. Basal Ganglia
    Tremor at rest, chorea, and athetosis
  10. Cerebellar Hemisphere
    Intention Tremor,  Limb ataxia,  Damage to cerebellum results in ipsilateral deficits
  11. Cerebellar Vermis
    Truncal ataxia,  Dysarthria
  12. Subthalamic Nucleus
    Contralateral hemiballismus
  13. Hippocampus
    Anterograde Amnesia
  14. Frontal Eye Fields
    Eyes Look Away form Lesion
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Brain Lesions
Characteristics of Brain Lesions