Thalamus

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

Brain MRI, sagittal view, T1-weighted. Image 1.
1, Nucleus caudatus. 2, Lateral ventricle. 3, Thalamus. 4, Cerebellum.

  • Brain MRI, sagittal view, T1-weighted. Image 1.
    1, Nucleus caudatus. 2, Lateral ventricle. 3, Thalamus. 4, Cerebellum.

  • Brain MRI, axial view, T1-weighted. Image 2.
    1, Third ventricle. 2, Extreme capsule. 3, Putamen.4, Pulvinar (Thalamus).

  • Brain MRI, axial view, T1-weighted. Image 3.
    1, Globus pallidum. 2, Extreme capsule. 3, Nucleus caudatus. 4, Putamen. 5, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI, axial view, T1-weighted. Image 4.
    1, Putamen. 2, Anterior limb, internal capsule. 3, Thalamus. 4, Splenium of corpus callosum.

  • Brain MRI, axial view, T1-weighted. Image 5.
    1, Thalamus. 2, Insula. 3, Nucleus caudatus. 4, Anterior limb, internal capsule. 5, Putamen. 6, Pulvinar.

  • Brain MRI, axial view, T1-weighted. Image 6.
    1, Insula. 2, Internal capsule. 3, Nucleus caudatus. 4, Putamen. 5, Posterior limb, internal capsule. 6, Splenium of corpus callosum. 7, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI, coronal view, T1-weighted. Image 7.
    1, Nucleus caudatus. 2, Lateral ventricle. 3, Putamen. 4, Third ventricle 5, Interpeduncular cistern. 6, Thalamus.

  • Brain MRI, coronal view, T1-weighted. Image 8.
    1, Lateral sulcus. 2, Thalamus. 3, Temporal lobe (left side)

  • Brain MRI, coronal view, T1-weighted. Image 9.
    1, Corpus callosum. 2, Pulvinar (Thalamus). 3, Temporal lobe (right side).

  • Brain MRI, coronal view, T2-weighted. Image 10.
    1, Thalamus. 2, Lateral ventricle. 3, Temporal lobe (left side). 4, Third ventricle

  • Brain MRI, coronal view, T2-weighted. Image 11.
    1, Thalamus. 2, Lateral ventricle. 3, Cerebellum.

  • Brain MRI, axial view, T2-weighted. Image 12.
    1, Putamen. 2, Thalamus.

Reference:

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