splenium

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splenium

[′splē·nē·əm]
(anatomy)
The rounded posterior extremity of the corpus callosum.
(medicine)
A bandage.
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The microstructural integrity of fiber bundles coursing through the genu and splenium of the corpus callosum showed evidence of severe compromise in those with alcoholism whose HIV infection history included an AIDS-defining event (figure 3).
Initial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) study revealed swelling of the splenium of the corpus callosum (SCC) with T1 and T2 prolongation (Fig.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) frequently reveals foci of white-matter signal abnormality on T2-weighted (T2W) sequences in the basal ganglia, brainstem, cerebellar white matter and in the splenium of the corpus callosum.
Low iron concentrations in patients relative to controls were noted in the frontal white matter and the genu and splenium of the corpus callosum.
We measured (square millimeters) the splenium of the corpus callosum, a pathway implicated in the regulation of response inhibition, using magnetic resonance imaging.
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.