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Anatomy of the temporal pole region Volume 4, supplément 1, Supplement 1, September 2002

Service de Neurochirurgie, CHU de Grenoble, BP217X, 38043 Grenoble Cedex, France.
  • Page(s) : 9-16
  • Année de parution : 2002

A review of the anatomy of the temporal lobe Descriptive anatomy The temporal lobe is located in the lower part of the telencephalon in the middle of the base of the skull. It is defined at the top by the lateral sulcus (the fissure of Sylvius) and continues posteriorly into the occipital and parietal lobes. Its overall shape resembles a pyramid with its base in a posterior position and its apex (the temporal pole) pointing [...]