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Vermis of Cerebellum
Nervous System

Vermis of Cerebellum

Vermis cerebelli

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The vermis of cerebellum (aka cerebellar vermis) is the narrow, medial portion the two cerebellar hemispheres. It has nine subdivisions. These include the i) lingula, ii) central, iii) culmen, iv) declive, v) folium, vi) tuber, vii) pyramid, viii) uvula and ix) nodulus. The vermis is where the spinocerebellar pathways terminate, carrying the sensation of subconscious proprioception.

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Cerebellar Vermis

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Type II is characterized by the downward displacement of the cerebellar vermis and tonsils below the foramen magnum with associated obstruction of cerebrospinal fluid flow and hydrocephalus, in addition to a myelomeningocele.

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