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 mean scores of the widths of genu (G), body (B), splenium (S), the corpus callosum maximum height (CCH) and the maximum transverse inner diameter of the skull (TIDS) were higher in healthy geriatric subjects than in dementia subjects, whereas the longitudinal dimension of the brain (LDB), the frontal horn width (FH) and Evans ratio (FH/TIDS) were lower in healthy geriatric subjects than in dementia subjects.
X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease with transient splenium lesion on MRI.
Maximum thickness of genu, rostrum and splenium was measured (Tg, Tr, Ts) (Figure 2).
Two MRS case studies of MBD showed reduced NAA/tCr and elevated Cho/tCr in corpus callosum splenium (Gambini et al.
So that, the body and splenium are resected to the roof of the third ventricle and the arachnoid cisterns are exposed (21).
Caption: Figure 3: MRI Brain-Axial gradient echo-weighted images demonstrate susceptibility effect in the genu and splenium of the corpus collosum as well as the left frontal periventricular white matter compatible with multifocal hemorrhage.
This clinical finding is seen in strokes that involve the left occipital cortex and extend to the splenium of the corpus callosum.
Firstly, a line was drawn connecting the most anterior point of the genu with the most posterior point of the splenium, providing the overall callosal length.
The splenium also keeps those regions in touch with the brain's intellectual command center, the prefrontal cortex.
Only the splenium and part of the genu is relatively spared.
More than half of patients 11 (55%) had ACC (Figure 2), 6 children had hypoplasia (Figure 1) of the corpus callosum hypoplasia and 3 patients had an absent of genu of the corpus callosum or splenium (Figure 3).
Hicks (author); THE SHELTERING TOWER; Splenium House (Fiction: Thriller) 9.