Lateral apertures (of Luschka)

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The lateral apertures (of Luschka) are two of the foramina in the ventricular system and link the fourth ventricle to the cerebellopontine cistern. Together with the median aperture (of Magendie) they comprise two of the three ways that CSF can leave the fourth ventricle and enter the subarachnoid space.

Anatomy: Brain
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rID: 5861
Section: Anatomy
Tag: stub, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Foramen of Luschka
  • Foramina of Luschka

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