Cerebellar cortex

Cerebellar cortex has three layers as follows

1. Molecular layer (external)

2. Purkinje layer

3. Granular layer.

The purkinje layer is darkly staining and contains Purkinje cells. This is diagnostic of the cerebellar cortex. Below the granular layer is the white matter of the cerebellum.

Differential diagnosis: 
Rugae of stomach can be mistaken for folia of cerebellum. Note the thin interfolial sulcus in the cerebellum and its Purkinje layer, which is always diagnostic.


Cerebellar cortex explanatory video

 

 

 

 


History taking  
Learn clinical examination  
Long cases  
Short cases   
Clinicopathological cases  
Female examination 
Electronic clinical demonstrations  
Electronic clinical conferences  
Electronic clinicopathological conferences  
Integrated Organ examination 
Heart sounds  
Lung sounds
Osteology encyclopedia

 

Electronic School of Medicine
Creator: Oluwole Ogunranti