Costanzo Varolio (Constantius Varolius 1543-1575) and the Pons Varolli.

  title={Costanzo Varolio (Constantius Varolius 1543-1575) and the Pons Varolli.},
  author={R. Shane Tubbs and Marios Loukas and Mohammadali M Shoja and Nihal Apaydin and Mohammadreza Ardalan and Ghaffar Shokouhi and Walter Jerry Oakes},
  volume={62 3},
          734-7; discussion 734-7
COSTANZO VAROLIO (CONSTANTIUS Varolius) (1543-1575) was born in Bologna and died in Rome. This professor of anatomy and papal physician was the first to examine the brain from its base up, in contrast with previous dissections of this organ performed from the top down. Varolio was the first to describe many structures, including the pons, which is still known today as the pons Varolli. Varolio was a pupil to the well-known anatomist Aranzio, who was in turn a pupil of Vesalius. Our current… Expand
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