tentorium cerebelli


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Related to tentorium cerebelli: Diaphragma sellae, falx cerebelli

tentorium

 [ten-tor´e-um] (L.)
an anatomical part resembling a tent or covering. adj., adj tento´rial.
tentorium cerebel´li the process of the dura mater supporting the occipital lobes and covering the cerebellum.

ten·to·ri·um ce·re·bel·'li

[TA]
a strong fold of dura mater roofing over the posterior cranial fossa with an anterior median opening, the tentorial notch, through which the midbrain passes; the tentorium cerebelli is attached along the midline to the falx cerebri and separates the cerebellum from the inferior surface of the occipital and temporal lobes of the cerebral hemisphere.
Synonym(s): cerebellar tentorium

ten·to·ri·um ce·re·bel·li

(ten-tōr'ē-ŭm ser'ĕ-bel'ī) [TA]
A strong fold of dura mater roofing over the posterior cranial fossa with an anterior median opening, the tentorial notch, through which the midbrain passes; the tentorium cerebelli is attached along the midline to the falx cerebri and separates the cerebellum from the basal surface of the occipital and temporal lobes of the cerebral hemisphere.
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A pseudo-SAH is a brain CT finding that is seen as high attenuation areas (HDAs) along the basal cisterns, the sylvian fissure, the tentorium cerebelli, or the cortical sulci in patients with severe brain edema, where no SAH is seen at autopsy or lumbar puncture [6].
Las anomalias del proceso clinoides posterior pueden ser responsables de alteraciones en la disposicion del tentorium cerebelli al que se adhiere.
Other common abnormalities include ectopic calcifications of the falx cerebri, tentorium cerebelli, and diaphragma sellae, and rib abnormalities, such as bifid, fused, or hypoplastic ribs.
The cerebellum is located in the posterior fossa and is separated from the cerebrum by the tentorium cerebelli.[11,12] It is connected to the brainstem by the superior, middle and inferior peduncles.
The particular emphasis of the cranial work was on the following locations: where those cranial nerves cross the borders of tentorium cerebelli, as they pass through cavernous sinus, where the particularly vulnerable spot was, the fibro-osseous canal beneath the posterior clinoid processes, at sutura petrobasilaris, and where those nerves enter the orbit through fissure orbital is superior.