Functions or Lesions of Hypothalmic Nuclei

Can you pick the Functions or Lesions of Hypothalmic Nuclei

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

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