When cut horizontally:
There is also a retrolenticular and a sublenticular part to the internal capsule.
They can affect sensory and motor systems on the opposite side of the body, and possibly eyesight (to the contralateral visual field).
Hearing should not be affected in a single capsule lesion, as this information crosses over to both sides of the brain while in the brainstem.
Thalamic haemorrhage vs internal capsule-basal ganglia haemorrhage: clinical profile and predictors of in-hospital mortality.(Research article)
Oct 05, 2007; Authors: Adrià Arboix (corresponding author) ; Raquel Rodríguez-Aguilar ; Montserrat Oliveres ; Emili Comes ; Luis...
Investigators at Stanford University, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences have published new data on telencephalon.
Jan 01, 2011; Current study results from the report, 'Fiber tracking functionally distinct components of the internal capsule,' have been...