We looked at the use of Brodmann Areas in SNOMED CT® in this post. I noted that several Brodmann Areas were not included in the SNOMED CT® classification via the international browser. One of these Brodmann Areas is BA 51 which i’ve written about previously. This is also referred to as the Prepiriform Area. As SNOMED CT® has evolved from SNOP – the descriptive system for pathology and Brodmann’s undertook a histological analysis there is likely to be a robust reason for this omission.
The answer is likely to be the Kinkajou. The video below is produced by the Hotel Tinamu in Colombia.
The Kinkajou is nocturnal and is a member of the genus Potus from the Procyonidae family. Brodmann described Brodmann Area 51 not in humans but in the Kinkajou.
Appendix A – Other Posts in the Series on Health Information Exchanges
Appendix B – Definition of Health Information Exchange
This is the definition of the Health Information Exchange that I use (Hersh et al, 2015)
‘Health information exchange (HIE), the electronic sharing of clinical information across the boundaries of health care organizations‘
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