calcarine fissure

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Related to calcarine fissure: parieto-occipital sulcus, cerebral sulci
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Synonyms for calcarine fissure

a sulcus in the mesial surface of the occipital lobe of the cerebrum

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According to the classical theory of Williamson and Bancaud [11, 19] an epileptic onset above the calcarine fissure from medial extrastriatal cortices (cuneal) would preferentially spread to frontal regions.
Not in all the cases the mesial areas are involved by the epileptic propagation differently from classical theory regarding the relationship with the calcarine fissure [11, 19].