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Thalamic Nuclei

Different nuclei of the thalamus

Somatosensation from face through trigeminal lemniscus; reciprocally connected to face area of post central gyrus (sensory cortex) VPM
Receives taste relays from nucleus of the solitary tract; reciprocally connected with anterior part of insula VPMpc
Somatosensation from limbs and trunk via STT and medial lemniscus; reciprocally connected with non-face parts of post-central gyrus (sensory cortex) VPL
Transmits vestibular info to inferior parietal lobe VPI
Receives visual input from retinal ganglion cells from ipsilateral temporal retina and contralateral nasal retina; reciprocally connected with primary visual cortex in the occipital lobe (calcarine fissure) LGN
Receives auditory input from the inferior colliculus; reciprocally connected with Heschl's gyrus (auditory cortex) of temporal lobe MGN
Receives input from ipsilateral substantia nigra; reciprocally connected to premotor cortex, frontal eye fields, cingulate and parietal cortices; primarily concerned with eye, head, and neck movements medial part of VA
Receives input from ipsilateral globus pallidus; reciprocally connected with trunk and limb regions of premotor cortex lateral part of VA
Receives crossed output of cerebellum via dentato-rubro-thalamic pathway; reciprocally connected with pre-central gyrus (motor cortex) VL
Most highly developed in humans; reciprocally connected with frontal and orbital cortices; lesions result in apathy, memory changes, and difficulty switching tasks MD
Complex structure highly developed in humans; reciprocally connected with second order sensory and multimodal association cortices in parietal, temporal, and occipital lobes as well as cingulate and frontal cortices Pulvinar
Receives input from parahippocampal region through fornix and mammillary bodies via MTT; reciprocally connected with cortex of cingulate gyrus Anterior Group
Receives input from parahippocampal region via fornix; reciprocally connected with retrosplenial cortex LD
As a group, project diffusely to cortex and striatum; most nuclei receive nociception from midbrain; strong input from locus ceruleus (noradrenalin) and midbrain raphe (serotonin); involved in general cortical arousal Midline
Reciprocally connected with the striatal portions of basal ganglia; receive non-reciprocal input from motor input; strong input from ARAS; lesions of centromedian nucleus lead to unilateral motor neglect Intralaminar
Created by: kmkremer
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