corpus callosum


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a broad transverse nerve tract connecting the two cerebral hemispheres

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The purpose of this study was to document the normal values of corpus callosum sub-regions and lateral ventricles using MRI in healthy and Alzheimer disease geriatric females and males in our population and to identify the sex differences.
During study, T2-W and FLAIR MRI images showed that maximum MS lesions were seen in brain stem, corpus callosum, periventricle, basal ganglia, cerebellum and spinal cord of PMS patients.
Imaging the corpus callosum, septum pellucidum and fornix in children: normal anatomy and variations of normality.
Sperry and his colleagues experimented on making an incision on the corpus callosum, so that the left brain could not communicate with the right and vice versa.
Caption: Figure 3: Axial DWI image showing diffusion restriction in deep white matter of bilateral fronto-temporo-parieto-occipital lobes and corpus callosum with sparing of subcortical U fibers.
8,9) Areas of infarct in the corpus callosum were also observed in the present case on MRI.
In addition, the involvement of the splenium of the corpus callosum and the posterior limb of internal capsule was common in our patients, suggesting another characteristic neuro-radiological feature of KSS patients.
The most important complications of corpus callosum transection are mutism, the disconnection syndrome and hemiparesis (35).
Third group was of congenital malformations which include pachygyria, holoprosencephaly, dandy walker variant, hydrocephalus and agenesis of corpus callosum.
Cocaine, for instance, has been tied to corpus callosum abnormalities, says Earleywine, who serves on the advisory board of NORML, a marijuana advocacy group.
The damage occurs in the corpus callosum, the structure that permits the right side of the brain to communicate with the left.
Researchers have looked for any differences between Einstein's brain and the physiological characteristics of other individuals to attribute the scientific genius to Einstein's corpus callosum being thicker than that in others.
The damage occurs in the corpus callosum, the structure that allows communication between the brain's left and right hemispheres.
11) In this study, remyelinating potential of progesterone in corpus callosum was evaluated after cuprizone-induced demyelination as an experimental model of MS.
6%) were found to have corpus callosum agenesis (Fig.