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Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring of the spinal cord during spinal cord and spine surgery: a review focus on the corticospinal tracts.
Three-dimensional white matter tractography by diffusion tensor imaging in ischaemic stroke involving the corticospinal tract.
1-3) Normal fiber tracts are also seen in the brainstem (including the corticospinal tracts, medial lemnisci, and superior, middle and inferior cerebellar peduncles).
Rates of RNFL loss need to be assessed in conjunction with whole brain or gray matter atrophy measures [3] and more sensitive measures of corticospinal tract dysfunction than the EDSS [19-20] so we can gain a comprehensive measure of the neurodegenerative component of MS.
Diffusion-tensor MR tractography of somatotopic organization of corticospinal tracts in the internal capsule: Initial anatomic results in contradistinction to prior reports.
Almost all of the treated animals showed signs of extensive collateral sprouting of axons from the uninjured to the injured side of the corticospinal tract reaching below the level of the hemi-transection.
This is what the doctors said about Jason's condition: "Subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord involving clearly the pyramidal tract as well as the corticospinal tracts based on MRI of the spine; Cyanocobalamin deficiency based on the very low level of his first B12 blood serum level; Nitrous oxide abuse; His hands are also getting weak in terms of his grip strength.
This results in compression of the crus and subsequent damaging of the descending corticospinal tracts and corticobulbar tracts (Kernohan & Woltman).
Brown-Sequard syndrome is characterised by disruption of the descending lateral corticospinal tracts resulting in ipsilateral hemiplegia.