Kernohan, James W.

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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