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Basal Ganglia Diseases (Basal Ganglia Disease) Summary

Description: Diseases of the BASAL GANGLIA including the PUTAMEN; GLOBUS PALLIDUS; claustrum; AMYGDALA; and CAUDATE NUCLEUS. DYSKINESIAS (most notably involuntary movements and alterations of the rate of movement) represent the primary clinical manifestations of these disorders. Common etiologies include CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS; NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES; and CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA.

Also Known As: Basal Ganglia Disease; Extrapyramidal Disorder; Basal Ganglia Disorders; Lenticulostriate Disorders; Basal Ganglia Disorder Show All >>

Networked: 227 relevant articles (5 outcomes, 22 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Basal Ganglia Diseases

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Amantadine (Aman) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results : FDA 20 Generic
  2. Enzymes : 1 outcome 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  3. Reserpine (Serpasil) : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : FDA 101
  4. Flunarizine : 1 outcome in 3 results : IBA
  5. Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors (Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  6. Chlorpromazine (Thorazine) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 63
  7. Amines : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  8. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) : 1 outcome in 1 result : FDA 7
  9. Haloperidol (Haldol) : 3 studies in 9 results : FDA 107 Generic
  10. Levodopa (L Dopa) : 2 studies in 8 results : FDA 31 Generic
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Diseases Related to Basal Ganglia Diseases

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  2. Huntington Disease (Huntington's Disease)
  3. Weight Gain
  4. Psychomotor Agitation (Akathisia)
  5. Parkinsonian Disorders (Parkinsonism)
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Key Therapies for Basal Ganglia Diseases

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 3 results
  2. Pallidotomy : 2 results
  3. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 result
  4. Liver Transplantation : 1 result
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 result
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