anterior horn


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Synonyms for anterior horn

one of two the two roots of a spinal nerve that passes ventrally from the spinal cord and that consists of motor fibers

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pathology at or distal to the anterior horn cells) from spastic or upper motor neuron weakness due to central nervous system pathology (i.
Anterior horn of the lateral meniscus: another potential pitfall in MR imaging of the knee.
On closer examination of the mean contact area values shown in Table 1, it should be noted that the anterior horn, central body, and uncovered cartilage regions show relatively stable contact areas especially when considering the associated standard deviations.
The utility of apical anterior horn biopsies in prostate cancer detection.
Fourth, as axial muscles, LMNs that regulate RA and paraspinal muscles are distributed medially along the anterior horn in a manner being similar to the innervation of the diaphragm.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) is a degenerative disease of the anterior horn cells that presents with progressive generalized weakness, absent reflexes, feeding problems along with hypotonia.
A meniscus whose posterior segment is dislocated anteriorly can look like a double-layered anterior horn.
3%) Frequent involvement of posterior horn of medial meniscus and anterior horn of lateral meniscus observed favoured other earlier studies.
Clinically it presents as painful and unilateral vesicular rash in the corresponding sensory dermatomes although rarely damage to the anterior horn cells at same level resulting in motor muscular weakness is possible.
On October 11, he (Wahab) underwent an MRI investigation; he has significant osteochondral defects in the lateral tibial condyle (bone damage), advanced chondromalacia patella (damage to the cartilage under the knee cap) and suspicion of a tear to the anterior horn of the lateral meniscus (outer knee cartilage).
Localization helps in diagnosis: fasciculations can be generalised, in metabolic-toxic conditions, the benign fasciculation syndrome and degenerative disorders of anterior horn of spinal cord, as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; segmental, as in syringomyelia; or focal, affecting the muscles controlled by a nerve or spinal root.
Males with pronotal anterior horn projecting over head, or with horn reduced to small truncate swelling; females with clypeal-frontal carina, and with pronotum more strongly convex in median anterior fifth .
The wet thread was placed along the periphery of the meniscus from the apex of the anterior horn to the apex of posterior horn.
Patients, who are mostly middle-age, develop a progressive myelopathy which at the early stage of the disease often mimics a polyradiculopathy or anterior horn cell disorder.
Acute poliomyelitis is a disease of the anterior horn motor neurons of the spinal cord and brain stem caused by poliovirus.
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