Mantelkante [ger.]

[lat.: margo superior cerebri]

Term for the curved margin of the cerebral hemisphere at the junction of the superolateral and medial surfaces. Its blood flow is supplied by the anterior cerebral artery.

The so called “parasagittal cortical syndrome”, as caused by meningeoma, thrombosis of the superior sagittal sinus or ischemia in the territory of the ACA, is characterized by a spastic paraparesis, bladder dysfunction and a frontal lobe syndrome.

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