Dopamine in Parkinson's disease (illustration)

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Dopamine in PD

The image shows dopaminergic pathways of the human brain in normal condition (left) and Parkinsons Disease (right). Red Arrows indicate suppression of the target, blue arrows indicate stimulation of target structure.

Images taken from wikipedia from the out of copyright Gray's anatomy. Basal ganglia location
Original file: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Telencephalon-Horiconatal.jpgBasal ganglia (coronal)Permission: GFDLOriginal file: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Basal-ganglia-coronal-sections-large.pngDopamine in PDThe image shows dopaminergic pathways of the human brain in normal condition (left) and Parkinsons Disease (right). Red Arrows indicate suppression of the target, blue arrows indicate stimulation of target structure.
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Original file: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:DA-loops_in_PD.jpg

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rID: 36286
Published: 16th May 2015
Last edited: 6th Sep 2019
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