Parahippocampal gyrus

Dr Calvin Gan and Dr Ayush Goel et al.

The parahippocampal gyrus is a cortical ridge in mesial temporal lobe, located superior to the tentorium.

It covers the hippocampus and uncus medially, and amygdala anteromedially. Inferolaterally it is bounded by the collateral sulcus.

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

Article information

rID: 34427
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Parahippocampal gyri

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