Basis pontis

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
Anatomy: Brain
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Article information

rID: 65111
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Basilar part of pons
  • Basal part of pons
  • Pars basilaris pontis
  • Pars anterior pontis

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