Neuroanatomy: An Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems by Duane E. Haines PhD

By Duane E. Haines PhD

Now in its twenty fifth yr, this best-selling paintings is the single neuroanatomy atlas to combine neuroanatomy and neurobiology with wide scientific details. It combines full-color anatomical illustrations with over two hundred MRI, CT, MRA, and MRV photographs to obviously reveal anatomical-clinical correlations.

This variation comprises many new MRI/CT pictures and is totally up-to-date to comply to Terminologia Anatomica. Fifteen leading edge new colour illustrations correlate medical pictures of lesions at strategic destinations on pathways with corresponding deficits in Brown-Sequard syndrome, dystonia, Parkinson disorder, and different stipulations. The question-and-answer bankruptcy includes over 235 assessment questions, many USMLE-style.

Interactive Neuroanatomy, model 3, an internet part packaged with the atlas, comprises new mind slice sequence, together with coronal, axial, and sagittal slices.

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In these CT examples, blood occupies the subarachnoid space and cisterns, outlining these areas in white. Consequently, the shape of the cisterns is indicated by the configuration of the white area, the white area representing blood. Around the base of the brain (A), it is easy to identify the cisterns related to the midbrain, the supraoptic recess which is devoid of blood, and blood extending laterally into the Sylvian cistern. In some cases (B), subdural hemorrhage may penetrate the arachnoid membrane and result in blood infiltrating between gyri, such as this example with D Third ventricle Sylvian cistern Crural cistern Ambient cistern Rostral part of fourth ventricle blood on the cortex of the insula.

This lesion appears “long and thin,” compared to an epidural hematoma, follows the surface of the brain, and may extend for considerable distances (see Fig. 2-48 on p. 48 and Fig. 2-51 on p. 51). Treatment is surgical evacuation (for larger or acute lesions) or close monitoring for small, asymptomatic, or chronic lesions. The most common cause of subarachnoid hemorrhage is trauma. In approximately 80% of patients with spontaneous (nontraumatic) subarachnoid hemorrhage, the precipitating event is rupture of an intracranial aneurysm.

See page 40, Figure 2-41D for an MRI showing the trochlear nerve. 34 External Morphology of the Central Nervous System Inferior colliculus (IC) Internal cerebral vein Frenulum Pineal Medial geniculate body (MGB) Superior colliculus (SC) Pulvinar nuclear complex (PuNu) Brachium of superior colliculus PulNu SC MGB LGB Lateral geniculate body (LGB) IC Brachium of inferior colliculus Crus cerebri Crus cerebri Trochlear nerve (cranial nerve IV) Trochlear nerve (cranial nerve IV) Superior cerebellar peduncle Anterior medullary velum Facial colliculus Middle cerebellar peduncle Sulcus limitans Superior fovea Inferior cerebellar peduncle (juxtarestiform body and restiform body) Striae medullares of fourth ventricle Lateral recess of fourth ventricle Vestibular area Restiform body Tela choroidea (cut edge) Inferior fovea Vagal trigone Level of obex Hypoglossal trigone Tuberculum cuneatum (cuneate tubercle) Tuberculum gracile (gracile tubercle) Posterior intermediate sulcus Posterolateral sulcus Trigeminal tubercle (tuberculum cinerum) Cuneate fasciculus Gracile fasciculus 2-34 Detailed dorsal view of the brainstem, with cerebellum removed, providing a clear view of the rhomboid fossa (and floor of the fourth ventricle) and contiguous parts of the caudal diencephalon.

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