From the case: Subarachnoid cistern

Diagram
Modality: Diagram

Used in the following articles:

  • Subarachnoid cisterns - “ The subarachnoid cisterns are discrete named spaces within the subarachnoid space where the pia mater and arachnoid membrane are not in close appr...”
  • Cisterna magna - “ The cisterna magna (also known as the cerebellomedullary cistern) is the largest of the subarachnoid cisterns. Gross anatomy The cisterna magna ...”
  • Quadrigeminal cistern - “ The quadrigeminal cistern (also known as superior cistern or cistern of the great cerebral vein) is one of the subarachnoid cisterns. It is locat...”
  • Pontine cistern - “ The pontine cistern (also known as the prepontine cistern) is one of the subarachnoid cisterns. It occupies a large space on the ventral aspect of...”
  • Interpeduncular cistern - “ The interpeduncular cistern (or basal cistern) is one of the subarachnoid cisterns. It is a wide cavity between the two temporal lobes anteriorly ...”
  • Ambient cistern - “ The ambient cistern is part of the subarachnoid cisterns. Gross anatomy The ambient cistern is a thin, sheet-like extension of the quadrigeminal...”
  • Optic chiasm - “ The optic chiasm or chiasma is the midline structure where the nasal (medial) fibres of the optic nerves decussate to continue posteriorly as the ...”

View full size version of Subarachnoid cistern

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.