pontocerebellar

pontocerebellar

 [pon″to-ser″ĕ-bel´ar]
pertaining to the pons and cerebellum.

pontocerebellar

/pon·to·cer·e·bel·lar/ (-ser″ĕ-bel´ar) pertaining to the pons and cerebellum.

pontocerebellar

pertaining to the pons and cerebellum.
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The pontine basal nuclei are oriented toward the contralateral cerebellum via the transverse pontine fibers and MCPs, which constitute the pontocerebellar tract.
Hot cross bun sign refers to the cruciform shaped pontine T2 hyperintensity in multiple system atrophy due to selective loss of myelinated transverse pontocerebellar fibers and neurons in the pontine raphe and sparing of the pontine tagmentum and corticospinal tracts.
Corticospinal tract and pontocerebellar fiber of central pontine myelinolysis.
This was probably due to Wallerian degeneration and/or to arrested development of the corticospinal and corticobulbar tracts, as well as pontocerebellar connections, which were well demonstrated by neurofilament immunostaining (Figure 6, C and D).
The characteristic T2 hyper intense sign in pons and middle cerebellar peduncle ("Cross sign") reflects pontocerebellar fibers degeneration and despite very suggestive of MSA it can be found in other forms of parkinsonism.
That sentiment was shared by 38-year-old Caerphilly mum Claire Curtis, whose three-year-old daughter Maisie has a rare genetic condition called pontocerebellar hypoplasia type 2.
Recently there was a study showing that recessive mutations in a subunit of the exosome complex can lead to pontocerebellar hypoplasia, a rare neurological disorder characterized by impaired development or atrophy of parts of the brain," said Sen.
Once mutations in exosome complex genes are identified in either skin diseases or other diseases like pontocerebellar hypoplasia, it may be possible to design drugs targeting these defects," he added.
By contrast, pontocerebellar projection fibers were particularly resistant to HIV effects, as were commissural fibers coursing through premotor and sensorimotor callosal sectors (Pfefferbaum et al.
The Linthorpe youngster was only three months old when he was diagnosed with pontocerebellar hypoplasia - a rare condition that causes developmental delay and mobility problems.
The nervus intermedius enters the central nervous system at the pontocerebellar groove lateral to the motor root and synapses with neurons in the upper part of the solitary tract of the medulla oblongata.