Anterior lobe of cerebellum

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The anterior lobe of cerebellum is the portion of the cerebellum responsible for mediating unconscious proprioception. Inputs into the anterior lobe of the cerebellum are mainly from the spinal cord.[1]

Anterior lobe of cerebellum
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Superior view of an cerebellum. Anterior lobe shown in red.
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The anterior lobe    is demarcated by the primary fissure from the posterior lobe   .
LatinLobus anterior cerebelli
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Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

When a person gets most of their calories from alcohol (chronic alcoholism) the anterior lobe can deteriorate due to malnutrition. This is known as anterior lobe syndrome, and it causes unsteady gait. [2]

It is sometimes equated to the "paleocerebellum".[3]

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  1. ^ Siegel, Allan Siegel, Hreday N. Sapru; case histories written by Heidi E. (2011). Essential neuroscience (2nd ed.). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. p. 190. ISBN 9780781783835.
  2. ^ "".
  3. ^ "The Cerebellum".

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