genu of corpus callosum

ge·nu of cor·pus cal·lo·sum

the anterior extremity of the corpus callosum that folds downward and backward on itself, terminating in the rostrum.
Synonym(s): genu corporis callosi [TA]
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Su [80] Lower fractional anisotropy was found in (2010, 1.5T) the bilateral frontal cortex, anterior limb of the internal capsule, exterior capsule, left temporal lobe, genu of the internal capsule, and genu of corpus callosum among patients with first-episode schizophrenia (paranoid type).
The corresponding comparison between FA indices showed significantly lower FA values in 2/8 regions (genu and splenium of corpus callosum) in SPMS, 1/8 regions in both RRMS and PPMS (genu of corpus callosum), and 1/8 regions (caudate nucleus) in CIS (Figure 2(b)).
Comparison between patients with different MS subtypes and CIS revealed higher ADC values in 3/8 regions (corona radiata anterior and posterior and genu of corpus callosum) in SPMS and in 1/8 regions (corona radiata anterior) in PPMS, but no differences were found between RRMS and CIS (P > 0.005, Figure 2(a)).