U sign (central sulcus)

Dr Craig Hacking and A.Prof Frank Gaillard et al.

The U sign denotes the characteristic U-shaped appearance of the subcentral gyrus which surrounds the inferolateral end of the central sulcus and abuts the lateral (Sylvian) fissure. It has been found, at least in one study, to be the most reliable anatomical feature to identify the central sulcus 1.

See also

Inspired signs
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rID: 49419
Section: Anatomy, Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • U-sign

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