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Human brain - lateral view

Case contributed by Dr Ayla Al Kabbani

The lateral portion of the frontal, parietal, occipital, and superior portion of the temporal lobe are resected.

The photo demonstrates the grey matter (the darker outer regions), and white matter (the inner and prominently whiter regions), in addition to: 

1. lateral ventricle, frontal horn

2. lateral ventricle, body

3. calcar avis

4. lateral ventricle, occipital horn

5. trigonum collaterale

6.  collateral eminence

7. hippocampus

8. lateral ventricle, temporal horn

9. internal capsule

10. caudate nucleus

Case Discussion

Author: John A Beal

Source: Wikipedia

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Case information

rID: 72871
Published: 13th Dec 2019
Last edited: 14th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Damascus University - Faculty of Medicine

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