Posterior parahippocampal gyrus

Posterior parahippocampal gyrus
Latin pars posterior gyri parahippocampalis
NeuroLex ID Posterior parahippocampal gyrus

Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The posterior parahippocampal gyrus is a portion of the parahippocampal gyrus.

It can show deterioration in Alzheimer's disease.[1]


  1. Thangavel R, Van Hoesen GW, Zaheer A (June 2008). "Posterior parahippocampal gyrus pathology in Alzheimer's disease". Neuroscience. 154 (2): 667–76. doi:10.1016/j.neuroscience.2008.03.077. PMC 2517248Freely accessible. PMID 18486350.

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