Basis pontis

Last revised by Yuranga Weerakkody on 24 Dec 2018

The basis pontis, or basilar/basal part of the pons, refers to the ventral portion of the pons, which contains white matter fibers of the corticospinal tract.

Related pathology

  • lacunar infarct in this region may result in pure motor hemiparesis, ataxic hemiparesis, or dysarthria-clumsy hand syndrome

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