Fornix

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

Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 1. Image 1.
1, Column of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Crus of fornix. 4, Cerebellum. 5, Pons

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 1. Image 1.
    1, Column of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Crus of fornix. 4, Cerebellum. 5, Pons

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 1. Image 2.
    1, Column of fornix. 2, Lentiform nucleus. 3, Corpus callosum. 4, Crus of fornix.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 1. Image 3.
    1, Column of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Caudatus nucleus. 4, Hippocampus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 2. Image 1.
    1, Column of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Midbrain. 4, Pons 5, Cerebellum.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 2. Image 2.
    1, Column of fornix. 2, Caudatus nucleus. 3, Thalamus. 4, Corpus callosum. 5, Crus of fornix.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 2. Image 3.
    1, Column of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Lateral ventricle. 4, Third ventricle.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 3. Image 1.
    1, Body of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Cerebellum. 4, Pons 5, Third ventricle.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 3. Image 2.
    1, Body of fornix. 2, Caudatus nucleus. 3, Corpus callosum. 4, Thalamus. 5, Crus of fornix.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 3. Image 3.
    1, Body of fornix. 2, Hippocampus. 3, Third ventricle. 4, Caudatus nucleus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 4. Image 1.
    1, Body of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Fourth ventricle. 4, Pons 5, Midbrain.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 4. Image 2.
    1, Body of fornix. 2, Lateral ventricle. 3, Caudatus nucleus. 4, Crus of fornix.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 4. Image 3.
    1, Body of fornix. 2, Corpus callosum. 3, Lateral ventricle. 4, Third ventricle. 5, Hippocampus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 5. Image 1.
    1, Crus of fornix. 2, Cerebellum. 3, Pons 4, Thalamus. 5, Corpus callosum.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 5. Image 2.
    1, Crus of fornix. 2, Column of fornix. 3, Lentiform nucleus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 5. Image 3.
    1, Crus of fornix. 2, Cingulate gyrus. 3, Lateral ventricle. 4, Fourth ventricle.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 6. Image 1.
    1, Crus of fornix. 2, Cerebellum. 3, Hippocampus. 4, Putamen.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 6. Image 2.
    1, Crus of fornix. 2, Third ventricle. 3, Atrium. 4, Hippocampus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 6. Image 3.
    1, Crus of fornix. 2, Cingulate gyrus. 3, Lateral ventricle. 4, Fourth ventricle.

Reference:

• Harnsberger HR, Osborn AG, Ross JS, Moore KR, Salzman KL, Carrasco CR, Halmiton BE, Davidson HC, Wiggins RH. Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging Anatomy: Brain, Head and Neck, Spine. 3rd ed. Salt Lake City, Utah. Amirsys. 2007.
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