Pineal gland

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

MRI of the brain (magnification), T1-weighted axial view. Image 1
1, Pineal gland. 2, Habenula. 3, Third ventricle. 4, Pulvinar. 5, Lateral ventricle.

  • MRI of the brain (magnification), T1-weighted axial view. Image 1
    1, Pineal gland. 2, Habenula. 3, Third ventricle. 4, Pulvinar. 5, Lateral ventricle.

  • MRI of the brain (magnification), T1-weighted coronal view. Image 2.
    1, Pineal gland. 2, Lateral ventricle. 3, Corpus callosum. 4, Fornix. 5, Thalamus. 6, Middle cerebellar peduncle.

  • MRI of the brain (magnification), T1-weighted sagittal view. Image 3.    1, Posterior commissure. 2, Habenular commissure. 3, Internal cerebral vein. 4, Splenium, corpus callosum. 5, Pineal gland. 6,Cerebellum. 7, Tectum.

  • MRI of the brain (magnification), T1-weighted axial view. Image 4.
    1, Posterior commissure. 2, Third ventricle. 3, Lateral ventricle. 4, Pineal gland.

  • MRI of the brain (magnification), T1-weighted coronal view. Image 5.
    1, Posterior commissure. 2, Habenula. 3, Corpus callosum. 4, Lateral ventricle. 5, Fornix. 6, Middle cerebellar peduncle.

  • MRI of the brain (magnification), T1-weighted sagittal view. Image 6 of 6.
    1, Posterior commissure. 2, Cerebral aqueduct (of Sylvius). 3, Tectum. 4, Fourth ventricle. 5, Cerebellum. 6, Quadrigeminal cistern. 7, Pineal gland. 8, Splenium, corpus callosum. 9, Third 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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