Cerebral hemispheres


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Related to Cerebral hemispheres: diencephalon, limbic system
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Neurologic examination was consistent with an intracranial disease affecting both cerebral hemispheres.
But, the authors wrote: "Our findings suggest that Einstein's extraordinary cognition was related not only to his unique cortical structure and cytoarchitectonics, but also involved enhanced communications routes between at least some parts of his two cerebral hemispheres.
extract) According to researchers, the study is the first to "detail Einstein's corpus callosum, the brain's largest bundle of fibers that connects the two cerebral hemispheres and facilitates interhemispheric communication.
On MR imaging, MIH is characterised by abnormal fusion of the posterior frontal and parietal regions of the cerebral hemispheres.
Vectorial cerebral hemisphericity involves the interplay of neuronal firing between the cerebral hemispheres of the brain.
However, the cerebral hemispheres were replaced by 2 thin-walled, fluid-filled cysts with some floating islets and peninsulae corresponding to preserved cortex.
T2 or fluid-attenuated inversion recovery MRI images typically show symmetrical parieto-occipital hyperintensities which appear hypodense on computed tomography; this represents white matter oedema in the posterior cerebral hemispheres (6,7).
Sernas, then a customs official and now a Calvinist priest (in a wheelchair following injuries received on July 31, 1991), had perforating wounds from Soviet bullets in both cerebral hemispheres of the brain.
Using MRI, the researchers measured the thickness of the cerebral cortex - the outermost layer of the cerebral hemispheres of the brain that plays a key role in memory, attention, thought, and language - and observed the pattern of thinning to compute a risk score.
Solitary LCH involving the cerebral hemispheres is a rare entity with only 14 cases reported in the literature.
Dementia is a progressive deterioration of intellect, behaviour and personality as a consequence of diffuse disease of the cerebral hemispheres.