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falx

[falks]
(anatomy)
A sickle-shaped structure.
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The patient was diagnosed as having Gorlin-Goltz syndrome with numerous BCC, falx cerebri calcifications, maxillar and mandibular keratoodontegenic cysts, frontal bossing, highly arched palate, broad nasal bridge, hypertelorism, and a history of medulloblastoma.
The edematous range determined a mass effect over the left LV, which it compressed, and over the falx cerebri, with a 7-8 mm right-deviation.
Facial abnormalities incude macrocephaly, broad facies, frontal and biparietal bossing, mild mandibular prognathism, odontogenic keratocysts ofjaws, misshapen and/or carious teeth, cleft lip and palate, ectopic calcification of falx cerebri.
Our subsequent studies of unembalmed cadavers went on to reveal fascia [tissues] hanging from the free border of the falx cerebri [the projection, of the dura mater--the fibrous membrane forming the outermost covering of the brain and spinal cord--separating the hemispheres of the cerebrum--the largest portion of the brain].
1) compressing the left frontal lobe and abutting falx cerebri, which shows intense homogenous enhancement on T1 post contrast study (Fig.
Coronal imaging of the brain (Figure 3) demonstrates a monoventrical with lack of interhemispheric fissure and falx cerebri.
No evidence of calcification of falx cerebri was detected during the CT scan.
At autopsy, the dura of the anterior falx cerebri was indurated and thickened (as much as 0.