falx cerebri


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falx

 [falks] (pl. fal´ces) (L.)
a sickle-shaped structure.
falx cerebel´li the fold of dura mater separating the cerebellar hemispheres.
falx ce´rebri a sickle-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure, which separates the two cerebral hemispheres.

falx ce·re·bri

[TA]
the scythe-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure between the two cerebral hemispheres; it is attached anteriorly to the crista galli of the ethmoid bone and caudally to the upper surface of the tentorium.
Synonym(s): cerebral falx

falx cerebri

falx ce·re·bri

(fawlks serĕ-brī) [TA]
The sickle-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure between the two cerebral hemispheres; it is attached anteriorly to the crista galli of the ethmoid bone and caudally to the upper surface of the tentorium.

falx ce·re·bri

(fawlks serĕ-brī) [TA]
Scythe-shaped fold of dura mater in longitudinal fissure between two cerebral hemispheres; is attached anteriorly to crista galli of ethmoid bone and caudally to upper surface of tentorium.
Synonym(s): cerebral falx.

falx

pl. falces [L.] a sickle-shaped structure.

falx cerebelli
the fold of dura mater separating the cerebellar hemispheres.
falx cerebri
a sickle-shaped fold of dura mater in the longitudinal fissure, which separates the two cerebral hemispheres.
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Our patient was diagnosed as having Gorlin-Goltz syndrome with numerous BCCs and falx cerebri calcifications, which are among the major criteria, and macrocephaly, frontal bossing, hypertelorism, and presence of medullablastoma, which are among the minor criteria.
In the semilobar form, the posterior portions of the brain including the interhemispheric fissure and the falx cerebri are partially formed whereas the anterior brain is fused.
The brain of affected patients commonly lacks a falx cerebri, an interhemispheric fissure and a corpus callosum.
Traumatic aneurysms (approximately 1% of intracranial aneurysms) are often distal and most often result from penetrating trauma, adjacent fractures, or impact of the vessel with the falx cerebri or tentorium cerebelli (Figure 3).
Other common abnormalities include ectopic calcifications of the falx cerebri, tentorium cerebelli, and diaphragma sellae, and rib abnormalities, such as bifid, fused, or hypoplastic ribs.
There is, therefore, cumulative DNA damage leading to mutations, apart from the mutagenesis, overexposure to sunlight depresses the local immune system, and possibly decreasing immune surveillance for new tumor cells, it also develops as a result of Basal-Cell Nevus Syndrome, or Gorlin Syndrome, which is also characterized by Keratocystic odontogenic tumors of the jaw, (6) palmar or plantar (Sole of the foot) pits, calcification of the falx cerebri (in the center line of the brain) and rib abnormalities.
3) Characteristic imaging findings include odontogenic keratocysts of the mandible and maxilla, calcification of the falx cerebri, exaggerated mandible length, macrocephaly, cleft lip and/or palate, large paranasal sinuses, vertebral anomalies (including kyphoscoliosis and abnormal segmentation), rib abnormalities (including fusion or splaying), sclerotic bone lesions, and a short fourth metacarpal bone.
8) al- Anazy Fh et al reported a case of bifid rib presented along with calcified falx cerebri and a cystic mass occupying left maxillary sinus protruding into nasal cavity.