For the purpose of remembering the clinical manifestations of upper motor neuron lesion (UMNL) and lower motor neuron lesion (LMNL), a mnemonic has already been…Explore more Upper Motor Neuron Lesions (UMNL) – Anatomical Basis
Like in Midbrain and Pons: Corticospinal tract passes ventrally Ventricular system is located dorsally in midline Cranial nerve nuclei are located just anterior to the…Explore more How to draw Medulla Oblongata Cross-section ?
Pons in latin, refers to a “bridge”. Pons varolli is a part of brain-stem, that links thalamus with medulla oblongata. The cross-section of pons is…Explore more How to Draw Pons Cross-section ?
The cross-section of midbrain can be compared to the “upside down striped face of a red-eyed demon“. Using this analogy of a demon face, lets…Explore more How to Draw Midbrain Cross-section ?
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Production and Absorption CSF is produced by the choroid plexus that lines the ventricles. Choroid plexus = Infoldings of blood vessels of…Explore more CSF Circulation Made Simple
Structure of Thalamus A vertical “Y” shaped white mater – internal medullary lamina divides thalamus into: Anterior nuclear groups Medial nuclear groups Lateral nuclear groups…Explore more Thalamic Connections Mnemonic
Synonym: Lhermitte’s phenomenon, Barber chair phenomenon Definition of Lhermitte’s Sign Lhermitte’s sign (pronounced Ler-meets) is an electric shock-like sensations, spreading along the spine in a…Explore more Lhermitte’s Sign
Terminologies Related with Status Epilepticus 1. Seizure: Abnormal or excessive neuronal discharge causing a transient disturbance of cerebral function. 2. Epilepsy: A condition characterized by recurrent (≥2)…Explore more Status Epilepticus and Neonatal seizures : Updated Management