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Occipital LobeHomonymous hemianopsia, partial seizures with limited visual phenomena
ThalamusContralateral thalamus pain, contralateral hemisensory loss
Pineal glandEarly hydrocephalus, papillary abnormalities, Parinaud’s syndrome
Internal capsuleHemisensory loss, homonymous hemianopsia, contralateral hemiplegia
Basal gangliaContralateral dystonia, Contralateral choreoathetosis
PonsDiplopia, internal strabismus, VI and VII involvement, contralateral hemisensory and hemiparesis loss, issilateral cerebellar ataxia
Broca’s areaMotor dysphasia
Precentral gyrusJacksonian seizures, generalized seizures, hemiparesis
Superficial parietal lobeReceptive dysphasia