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Synonyms for Pons

United States coloratura soprano (born in France) (1904-1976)

a band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain

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In addition, the existing literatures pertaining to WD of MCPs following pontine infarction mainly contain case reports or small-scale retrospective studies because of its low incidence.
5 In MSA-P the degenerative changes predominantly affect the basal ganglia, particularly the putamen seen as hyperintense rim at the putaminal edge, atrophy and hypointensity of putaminal body on T2WI while in MSA-C changes predominantly affect infratentorial structures like pons and cerebellum, seen as atrophy and hyperintense signals in pons, cerebellum and middle cerebellar peduncles with pontine hyperintensity (hot cross bun sign) on axial image,4 which was seen in both of our patient's MRI.
The drug in question, pidilizumab, is a treatment for diffusing intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).
Lucy Moroney (left) was diagnosed last month with Grade 4 Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), and is expected to have only months to live.
DIPG stands for diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, aggressive pediatric brain tumors that defy treatment and are almost always fatal.
Luke Stewart was given up to nine months to live in January after doctors found a Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) tumour.
Downing was diagnosed with pontine glioma, a type of cancer, and at the start of the month it was confirmed that he had an inoperable brain tumour.
Among the topics are the benefits of market integration: five centuries of prosperity in Roman Italy, the diversification and intensification of Italian agriculture: the complementary roles of the small and wealthy farmer, crafts and trade in minor settlements in north and central Italy: reflections on an ongoing research project, from surface find to consumption trend: a ceramic perspective on the economic history of the Pontine Region in central Italy during the Roman period, and wood and charcoal for Rome: towards an understanding of ancient regional fuel economics.
Abbie's Army was founded in memory of six-year-old Abbie Mifsud to fund research into Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma, the most fatal form of childhood brain cancer.
alcohol use disorder [AUD]) from the various clinically diagnosable consequences of chronic alcohol consumption, including Wernicke's encephalopathy (WE), Korsakoff's syndrome (KS), hepatic encephalopathy (HE), central pontine myelinolysis (CPM), alcoholic cerebellar degeneration (ACD), alcohol-related dementia (ARD), and Marchiafava-Bignami disease (MBD).
The cerebellum and brainstem were well organized but both, especially the pontine base, were much smaller than that of the age-matched control (Figure 6, A and B, respectively).
Micturition is fundamentally a spino-bulbo-spinal reflex facilitated and inhibited by more advanced brain centers, such as the pontine micturition center (12).
The tumour, known as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG) begins at the base of the brain and causes muscle weakness, speech problems, hearing loss and personality changes.