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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Carrino et al [13] found that posterior horn of meniscus is a hidden corner of arthroscopy, especially the area between the medial collateral ligament and the intercondylar attachment of the posterior horn, thus is frequently missed on arthroscopy.
Waltham, MA) in the posterior horn of the medial meniscus by an orthopaedic surgeon as described by Arno and coworkers (13) (Fig.
3%) Frequent involvement of posterior horn of medial meniscus and anterior horn of lateral meniscus observed favoured other earlier studies.
88 mm, same was the case with Almeida, et al that the distance between the anterior and posterior horn of medial meniscus (29.
In the example shown (Figures 1 and 2), the entire medial meniscus is noted to be diminutive, with the posterior horn measuring 7 mm to 8 mm.
Those portions not preserved include most of the rostrum, both orbital rims, the left parietal region, most of the occipital crest, virtually all of the ventral surface posterior to the maxillae, and the distal ends of the posterior horn cores.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain revealed nearly symmetric white matter lesions predominantly affecting regions adjacent to the posterior horn of lateral ventricle [Figure 1]a-1e].
Studies by Pollard et al [22] and Shaffer et al [23] describe medial meniscus as semi-circular in shape with the posterior horn wider than the anterior horn.
An anterior arthrotomy is useful in exposing the lateral meniscus while a posterior arthrotomy is preferable for visualizing the posterior horn of the lateral meniscus and posterolateral corner.
Being overweight significantly increases the chances of associated injuries of ACL and posterior horn of lateral meniscus (p<0.
Furthermore, the middle part of the abnormal meniscus was attached to the normal meniscus and the posterior horn was attached to the tibial articular cartilage surface.

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