Kernohan notch

Ker·no·han notch

a notch in the cerebral peduncle caused by displacement of the brainstem against the incisura of the tentorium by a transtentorial herniation.
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Ker·no·han notch

(kĕr'nŏ-han noch)
A notch in the cerebral peduncle caused by displacement of the brainstem against the incisura of the tentorium by a transtentorial herniation.
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Kernohan,

James W., Irish pathologist, 1897-1981.
Kernohan notch - a notch in the cerebral peduncle due to displacement of the brainstem against the incisura of the tentorium by a transtentorial herniation.
Kernohan-Woltman syndrome - cerebral lesion resulting in same-side hemiparesis. Synonym(s): Cruz phenomenon; Woltman-Kernohan syndrome
Woltman-Kernohan syndrome - Synonym(s): Kernohan-Woltman syndrome
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ipsilateral motor deficit resulting from a subdural hematoma and a Kernohan notch. American Journal of Neuroradiology, 12, 1238-1239.