Adolf Meyer: the neuroanatomist and neuropsychiatrist behind Meyer's loop and its significance in neurosurgery

Olaf E M G Schijns*, Peter J Koehler

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Abstract

Psychiatrist Adolf Meyer’s work as a neuroanatomist is less well-known among the medical community. Using manuscripts by Harvey Cushing and by Meyer himself, Schijns and Koehler explore how Meyer’s anatomical studies enabled him to describe the temporal loop of the optic radiation, known today as ‘Meyer’s loop’.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1039-1044
Number of pages6
JournalBrain
Volume143
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2020

Keywords

  • ANTERIOR TEMPORAL LOBECTOMY
  • LOBE

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