Comprising the septal area and the subcortical nuclei, the septal region is gray matter structures with widespread projection systems and different neurotransmitters. Although their function is poorly understood, lesions of the septal nuclei result in a syndrome of hyper-reactivity, amnesia, and hypersexuality. The pathologic processes affecting the septal region are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Neuroimaging Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - May 13 1997|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
- Clinical Neurology