By James D. Fix, Jennifer K. Brueckner
Now in its Fourth version, this best-selling booklet extracts crucial info on neuroanatomy and provides it in a concise, uncluttered model to arrange scholars for direction checks and the USMLE. Highlights of this version comprise a quick thesaurus of key neuroanatomical buildings and disorder states; addition of an icon to extra basically determine the scientific Correlations sections; an appendicized desk of universal neurological lesions; elevated determine legends that establish clinically suitable anatomical relationships; a better, multiplied index; and converted textual content and determine legends to conform with Terminologia Anatomica. A significant other site will supply bonus USMLE-style questions.
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Note the cerebrospinal fluid tract: lateral ventricle, cerebral aqueduct, fourth ventricle, cerebellomedullary cistern (cisterna magna), and spinal subarachnoid space. Note also the relation between the optic chiasm, infundibulum, and hypophysis (pituitary gland). Caudate nucleus Corpus callosum Internal capsule Lateral ventricle Septum pellucidum Putamen Insula Claustrum Globus pallidus Amygdala Optic chiasm Hypophysis Anterior commissure Infundibulum ● Figure 3-4 Coronal section of the brain at the level of the anterior commissure, optic chiasm, and amygdala.
Third ventricle Optic chiasm Infundibulum of hypothalamus Diaphragma sellae Pars tuberalis of adenohypophysis Pars intermedia of anterior lobe Adenohypophysis (anterior lobe) Neurohypophysis (posterior lobe) Dura Sphenoid bone (sella turcica) Craniopharyngeal canal Remnant of Rathke’s pouch ● Figure 2-6 Midsagittal section through the hypophysis and sella turcica. The adenohypophysis, including the pars tuberalis and pars intermedia, is derived from Rathke’s pouch (oroectoderm). The neurohypophysis arises from the infundibulum of the hypothalamus (neuroectoderm).
The corticospinal fibers can be traced from the crus cerebri to the spinal cord. The abducent nerve (CN VI) is seen exiting from the pontonuclear sulcus. (Reprinted from M Roberts, J Hanaway, DK Morest, Atlas of the human brain in section, 2nd ed. ) ● Figure 3-16 Gross parasagittal section through the caudate nucleus, subthalamic nucleus, substantia nigra, and dentate nucleus. The abducent nerve (CN VI) is seen exiting the pontobulbar sulcus. Damage to the subthalamic nucleus results in hemiballism.