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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Serial transverse sections of the brain stem

Diencephalon and telencephalon; level of anterior commissure

Image #31-5

KEYWORDS: Brain, Diencephalon, Telencephalon, Ventricules.

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Serial transverse sections of the brain stem
Diencephalon and telencephalon; level of anterior commissure
This section is 6 mm. above the level of the previous view. Relations of the anterior commissure (24) are visible. The frontal stalk of the thalamus (11) can be traced into the anterior limb of the internal capsule. The section passes just below the interventricular foramina (23).
1 . Corona radiata
2 . Superior occipitofrontal fasciculus
3 . Corpus callosum
4 . Parietal stalk of thalamus
5 . Internal capsule (posterior limb)
6 . External capsule
7 . Putamen
8 . Globus pallidus
9 . Medullary laminae of lentiform nucleus
10 . Intralaminar nucleus of thalamus
11 . Frontal stalk of thalamus
12 . Claustrum
13 . Uncinate fasciculus
14 . Head of caudate nucleus
15 . Calcarine fissure
16 . Posterior horn lateral ventricle
17 . Cingulate gyrus
18 . Caudate nucleus
19 . Lateral ventricle
20 . Anterior nucleus of thalamus
21 . Lateral nucleus of thalamus (ventral anterior nucleus)
22 . Medial nucleus and internal medullary lamina of thalamus
23 . Choroid plexus adjacent to interventricular foramen (of Monro)
24 . Anterior commissure
25 . Preoptic nucleus
26 . Anterior cerebral arteries and longitudinal fissure (cerebral)