Wallerian degeneration of the pontocerebellar fibers

Tiziana De Simone, Caroline Regna-Gladin, Maria Rita Carriero, Laura Farina, Mario Savoiardo

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Two cases of pontine infarct with Wallerian degeneration (WD) of the pontocerebellar fibers are described. WD of pontocerebellar fibers, seen bilaterally along the transverse pontine fibers, is more visible in the middle cerebellar peduncles and extends into the white matter of the cerebellar hemispheres. Understanding the anatomy of the white matter and the temporal evolution of this degeneration is essential in identifying WD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1062-1065
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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