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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Transient lesion in the splenium of the corpus callosum in an epileptic patient.
Research with young adults with FAS has found lower FA values in the genu, splenium (Ma et al.
Korpus kallozumun liseri once rostrum ve ardindan govde ve splenium yonunde gelisir.
The authors calculated the average FA and ADC within three regions of the corpus callosum: genu, body, and splenium.
Ragel et al (47) described a 59-year-old man with a 6-month history of confusion and headaches; MRI revealed a left parietooccipital lesion extending to the splenium of the corpus callosum.
Diffusion abnormalities in the splenium of the corpus callosum in patients infected with HIV correlate with dementia severity and deficits in motor speed [11].
Four regions of interest were analyzed: the medial temporal lobe and adjacent hippocampal white matter and the posterior cingulate and adjacent white matter in the splenium.
MRI examination of the most highly exposed children in this study revealed an inverse dose-response association between their PCB cord blood and the volume/size of the splenium of the corpus callosum at 7.
Autopsy confirmed a cerebral arteriovenous malformation associated with a vein of Galen aneurysm, measuring 2 cm in diameter, located beneath the splenium of the corpus callosum.
There were massive, confluent areas of active demyelination involving right parieto-occipital to right fronto-temporal regions, with extension into the right splenium of corpus callosum.
Further, inspection of MRI scans showed that children with ADD had a smaller corpus callosum in the region of the genu and the splenium and in the area just anterior to the splenium.
A postmortem examination revealed infarction (stroke) of the left medial occipital lobe and the splenium of the corpus callosum.