Midbrain

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

MRI of the brain, T1-weighted sagittal view. Image 1.   1, Lateral ventricle. 2, Caudatus nucleus. 3, Thalamus. 4, Midbrain. 5, Oculomotor nerve (III). 6, Pons.

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted sagittal view. Image 1.   1, Lateral ventricle. 2, Caudatus nucleus. 3, Thalamus. 4, Midbrain. 5, Oculomotor nerve (III). 6, Pons.

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted sagittal view. Image 2.   1, Lateral ventricle. 2, Caudatus nucleus. 3, Midbrain. 4, Cerebellar hemisphere.

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted sagittal view. Image 3.   1, Third ventricle. 2, Cerebral aqueduct (of Sylvius). 3, Pons. 4, Fourth ventricle. 5, Tectum. 6, Splenium, Corpus callosum.

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted axial view. Image 4.   1, Optic chiasm. 2, Cerebral peduncle. 3, Superior colliculus. 4, Cerebral aqueduct (of Sylvius).

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted axial view. Image 5.   1, Substantia nigra. 2, Tegmentum. 3, Tectum. 4, Cerebral peduncle

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted axial view. Image 6.   1, Suprasellar cistern. 2, Cerebral peduncle. 3, Cerebral aqueduct (of Sylvius). 4, Periaqueductal grey matter. 5, Hippocampus. 6, Pituitary stalk.

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted coronal view. Image 7.   1, Superior colliculus. 2, Fourth ventricle. 3, Inferior colliculus. 4, Lateral ventricle. 5, Corpus callosum.

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted coronal view. Image 8.   1, Hippocampus. 2, Cerebellar hemisphere. 3, Fourth ventricle. 4, Cerebral aqueduct (of Sylvius). 5, Lateral ventricle.

  • MRI of the brain, T1-weighted coronal view. Image 9 of 9.   1, Cerebral aqueduct (of Sylvius). 2, Thalamus. 3, Lateral ventricle. 4, Tegmentum. 5, Cerebellar hemisphere.

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