Paracentral sulcus

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 2 Aug 2021

The paracentral sulcus is an ascending branch of the cingulate sulcus in the frontal lobe. It forms the anterior border of the paracentral lobule, separating it from the medial frontal gyrus and supplementary motor area that lie anteriorly.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: neuroanatomy: medial cortex (diagrams)
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