splenium of corpus callosum

sple·ni·um of cor·pus cal·lo·sum

[TA]
the thickened posterior extremity of the corpus callosum.

sple·ni·um of cor·pus cal·lo·sum

(splē'nē-ŭm kōr'pŭs kal-ō'sŭm) [TA]
The thickened posterior extremity of the corpus callosum.
Synonym(s): splenium corporis callosi [TA] .
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Global involutional changes, bilateral old lacunar infarcts and acute infarcts at splenium of corpus callosum and deep white matter along the occipital horn of the right lateral ventricle were identified.
Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain showed multiple areas with cytotoxic oedema in the bilateral frontal, occipital, temporal region (L > R), midbrain, pons, genu & splenium of corpus callosum.
There were massive, confluent areas of active demyelination involving right parieto-occipital to right fronto-temporal regions, with extension into the right splenium of corpus callosum.