splenium

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splenium

(ˈspliːnɪəm)
n
(Anatomy) anatomy a structure in the brain
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The cranial magnetic resonance imagings (MRIs) of patient 2 revealed abnormal signals in the splenium and genu of the corpus callosum in the first episode and in the bilateral posterior limbs of the internal capsule and splenium of the corpus callosum in the second episode.
MRI studies reveal reversible vasogenic brain edema, with characteristic T2 signal increase in the splenium of the corpus callosum and subcortical white matter.
Caption: Figure 4: DWI shows bright areas (restricted diffusion) in the splenium of the corpus callosum and right thalamus compatible with infarcts.
7: Axial T2WI at the level of basal ganglia shows the diffuse marked hyperintensity of the cortical white matter with sparing of the rostrum and splenium of the corpus callosum.
Case one was a 5 year old child whose MRI of the brain showed a reversible discrete lesion in the splenium of the corpus callosum and a 10 year old boy who had extensive hyperintensity of the splenium of the corpus callosum.
Ferritin iron was measured in four subcortical nuclei [caudate (C), putamen (P), globus pallidus (G), thalamus (T)], three white matter regions [frontal lobe (Fwm), genu and splenium of the corpus callosum (Gwm, Swm)] and hippocampus (Hipp) in 165 healthy adults aged 19-82.
Examination of HIV-infected individuals with DTI has revealed microstructural abnormalities of the genu and splenium of the corpus callosum and frontal and parietal subcortical white matter related to disease severity (Filippi et al.