Anterior Commissure – Posterior Commissure

This photo gallery presents the anatomy of Anterior Commissure – Posterior Commissure by means of MRI (T1-weighted sagittal, axial and coronal views).

Image 1. MRI of the brain, T1-weighted sagittal cut. Anterior Commissure - Posterior Commissure (Magnification ).1, Anterior commissure. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Fornix. 4, Third ventricle. 5, Midbrain.
  • Image 1. MRI of the brain, T1-weighted sagittal cut. Anterior Commissure - Posterior Commissure (Magnification ).1, Anterior commissure. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Fornix. 4, Third ventricle. 5, Midbrain.

  • Image 2. MRI of the brain, T1-weighted axial cut. Anterior Commissure - Posterior Commissure (Magnification ).1, Anterior commissure. 2, Column of fornix. 3, Third ventricle. 4, Thalamus. 5, Lenticular nucleus. 6, Insula.

  • Image 3. MRI of the brain, T1-weighted coronal cut. Anterior Commissure - Posterior Commissure (Magnification ).1, Anterior commissure. 2, Lenticular nucleus. 3, Nucleus caudatus. 4, Lateral ventricle. 5, Column of fornix. 6, Third ventricle.

  • Image 4. MRI of the brain, T1-weighted sagittal cut. Anterior Commissure - Posterior Commissure (Magnification ).1, Posterior commissure. 2, Pineal gland. 3, Cerebral aqueduct. 4, Midbrain. 5, Third ventricle. 6, Corpus callosum.

  • Image 5. MRI of the brain, T1-weighted axial cut. Anterior Commissure - Posterior Commissure (Magnification ).1, Posterior commissure. 2, Third ventricle. 3, Atrium of lateral ventricle. 4, Pineal gland. 5, Pulvinar (Thalamus).

  • Image 6. MRI of the brain, T1-weighted coronal cut. Anterior Commissure - Posterior Commissure (Magnification ).1, Posterior commissure. 2, Crus of fornix. 3, Lateral ventricle. 4, Cerebral aqueduct. 5, Cerebellum.

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