posterior horn

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posterior horn

[pä¦stir·ē·ər hȯrn]
(neuroscience)
The dorsal column of gray matter in the spinal cord containing the axons of sensory (afferent) neurons.
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In VitB12 deficiency, the dominant neurological pathology is myelopathy in the cervical and thoracic posterior columns.
CALCULATE alignment parameters with preoperative planning tools; CORRECT the anterior and posterior columns with comprehensive implant solutions using real-time intraoperative assessment; and CONFIRM the restoration and preservation of global sagittal alignment postoperatively.
FA was first described in the 1860s by German physician Nicholaus Friedreich as a "degenerative atrophy of the posterior columns of the spinal cord" (5).
INTRODUCTION: The pedicles of thoracic vertebrae are tube like bony structures that connect the anterior and posterior columns of pedicle [1].
Spongiform demyelization is produced in scattered plates that start at the level of the lateral and posterior columns of the cervical and thoracic spinal cord, which can often affect the anterior columns with axonal degeneration and gliosis in advanced stages of the disease (8).
10) Originating from the vertebral arteries, (10) the single anterior spinal artery supplies the anterior third of the spinal cord, including the central grey matter and anterolateral white matter, while the paired posterior spinal arteries supply the posterior third, including the posterior columns (Figure 5).
Measurements used to predict difficult airway may, therefore, be classified into one of the three columns described in this model: the anterior, middle and the posterior columns.
Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord: MRI detection of preferential involvement of the posterior columns in a child.

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