Internal capsule

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

Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 1. Image 1.
1, Anterior limb, internal capsule. . 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Lenticular nucleus. 4, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 1. Image 1.
    1, Anterior limb, internal capsule. . 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Lenticular nucleus. 4, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 1. Image 2.
    1, Anterior limb, internal capsule. . 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Lenticular nucleus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 1. Image 3.
    1, Anterior limb, internal capsule. . 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 2. Image 1.
    1, Genu, internal capsule. 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Lenticular nucleus. 4, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 2. Image 2.
    1, Genu, internal capsule. 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Lenticular nucleus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 2. Image 3.
    1, Genu, internal capsule. 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, axial view. Level 3. Image 1.
    1, Posterior limb, internal capsule. 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Lenticular nucleus. 4, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, coronal view. Level 3. Image 2.
    1, Posterior limb, internal capsule. 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Lenticular nucleus. 4, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI (magnification), T1-weighted, sagittal view. Level 3. Image 3.
    1, Posterior limb, internal capsule. 2, Nucleus caudatus. 3, Thalamus.

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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