Brainstem dissection (posterior view)

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones
Modality: Pathology

Brainstem dissection (posterior view)

1. taenia choroidea 2. thalamus 3. 3rd ventricle 4. pineal gland stalk 5. habenula 6. stria medullaris 7. superior colliculus 8. brachium colliculi superioris 9. inferior colliculus 10. brachium colliculi inferioris 11. corpus geniculatum mediale 12. sulcus medianus 13. pedunculus cerebellaris superior 14. pedunculus cerebellaris inferior 15. pedunculus cerebellaris medius 16. tuberculum anterius thalami 17. cbex, area postrema A: thalamus, B: midbrain, C: pons, D: medulla oblongata

Photos of brain dissection from wikimedia commons and wikipedia.org (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midbrain)
Brain dissection (inferior surface)
The three divisions of the brainstem are seen here in this inferior view.cerebrummidbrainponsmedulla oblongatacerebellum
Source: http://www.healcentral.org/healapp/showMetadata?metadataId=40566
Permission: CC-BY: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Original file: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Human_brain_inferior_view_description.JPGBrainstem dissection (lateral view)midbrainponsmedulla oblongatacerebellumcerebrum

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rID: 36275
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 8th Sep 2015
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