Pontocerebellar fibers

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Pontocerebellar fibers
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Scheme showing the connections of the several parts of the brain.
Details
Latin fibrae pontocerebellares
Identifiers
NeuroNames ancil-408
TA A14.1.05.110
FMA FMA:75215
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The pontocerebellar fibers are the second order neuron fibers of the corticopontocerebellar tracts that cross to the other side of the pons and run within the middle cerebellar peduncles, from the pons to the contralateral cerebellum.

The term "corticopontocerebellar"[1] is the entire pathway from the cerebral cortex to the contralateral cerebellum.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kamali A, Kramer LA, Frye RE, Butler IJ, Hasan KM. Diffusion tensor tractography of the human brain cortico-ponto-cerebellar pathways: a quantitative preliminary study. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2010 32:809-17. doi: 10.1002/jmri.22330. PMID: 20882611
  2. ^ Kitamura K, Nakayama K, Kosaka S, et al. (April 2008). "Diffusion tensor imaging of the cortico-ponto-cerebellar pathway in patients with adult-onset ataxic neurodegenerative disease". Neuroradiology 50 (4): 285–92. doi:10.1007/s00234-007-0351-9. PMID 18172629. 


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