Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the left half of the cerebellum and brain stem from its inferior and medial aspect

Posterior medullary velum; posterolateral fissure; peduncle of flocculus partially exposed

Image #26-2

KEYWORDS: Brain, Cerebellum.

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Exploration of the left half of the cerebellum and brain stem from its inferior and medial aspect
Posterior medullary velum; posterolateral fissure; peduncle of flocculus partially exposed
A portion of the tonsil has been torn away to expose the relations of the flocculus, its peduncle, the lateral recess of the ventricle and the restiform body. A segment of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery has been cut away. Its distal cut end is partially hidden by the nodulus.
1 . Pyramid (vermis)
2 . Fibers entering nodulus
3 . Branch of posterior inferior cerebellar artery (PICA)
4 . Postpyramidal fissure (second fissure)
5 . Floccular peduncle (seen as a vertical white band)
6 . Posterolateral fissure
7 . Taenia chorioidea
8 . Posterior inferior cerebellar artery
9 . Cerebellar lingula
10 . Nodulus
11 . Posterior medullary velum
12 . Striae medullares
13 . Restiform body (inferior cerebellar peduncle)
14 . Glossopharyngeal nerve (IX)
15 . Flocculus
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