Crural cisterns

Last revised by Taha Lodhi on 2 Aug 2023

Crural cisterns, also known as cisterna cruralis, are paired cerebrospinal fluid-filled subarachnoid cisterns located at the level of the cerebral peduncles between the uncus and the optic tract 1.


The boundaries of the crural cisterns are 2:


The crural cisterns contain the anterior choroidal and medial posterior chorodial arteries and the basal vein of Rosenthal 2.

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