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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a neurosurgical technique used to treat a number of neurological conditions, including Parkinson's Disease (PD). Parkinson's Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder in which neurons of the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNc) are progressively lost. The symptoms of PD include tremors and difficulty initiating voluntary movements.

From the choices below, select the most appropriate targets for DBS in patients with PD.

Select ALL that apply.

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Ventral lateral nucleus of thalamus.


Subthalamic nucleus.


Substantia nigra.


Globus pallidus internus.

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