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Unformatted text preview: Diseases Posteromedian Sulcus : N/A Pyramidal Decussation : Hemiplegia cruciata can result from lesions in the lower medulla that damages the crossed fibers to the arm as well as the uncrossed fibers to the leg. Pyramid : It has been suggested that a lesion in the pyramid can cause weakness and hyperreflexia. Olive : N/A Optic Chiasm : Lesions in the optic chiasm can lead to bitemporal hemi-anopia, which is the loss of vision in the bitemporal visual fields. Olfactory Bulbs : Tumors or lesions in the olfactory bulbs can result in the loss of smell. Projections Posteromedian Sulcus : N/A Pyramidal Decussation : N/A Pyramid : Projects into the pons. Olive : Projects into the pons. Optic Chiasm : Projections of the optic chiasm include the optic tracts, which are continuations of the optic nerves. Olfactory Bulbs : N/A...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 375 taught by Professor Kelley during the Fall '07 term at Bridgewater College.
- Fall '07