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Can you pick the Functions or Lesions of Hypothalmic Nuclei

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Function or LesionNucleus
Bilateral lesion leads to obesity, hyperphagia, and savage behavior
Stimulation leads to Sham rage
Maintains body temp, stimulates PANS
Produce and conserve heat, stimulates SANS
Development depends on testosterone levels, cyclic GnRH release
Lesion leads to hyperthermia
Satiety center, share arcuate projections
Stimulates hunger, medial forebrain bundle runs through it
Lesion leads to diabetes insipidus
Function or LesionNucleus
Lesion leads to aphagia
Regulation of circadian rhythms
Produces POMC derivatives that influence adenohypophysis
Makes ADH & oxytocin, projects to neurohypophysis
Lesion seen in Wernick'es encephalopathy, in from postcommissural fornix
Water balance regulation, peptidergic to brainstem & spinal chord
Lesion leads to Poikilothermia (same temp as surroundings)
Lesion leads to hyperpyrexia (fever)

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