Epithalamus


 

Epithalamus is placed at the back of the diencephalon. It is made up of four structures

 

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Pineal body

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Habenular trigones

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Epithelial roof of 3rd ventricle

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Striae medullares thalami


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Diencephalon  in Scene 5 DIGITAL LOCATOR OF DIENCEPHALON: Scene 1-Brain -inferior surface. Scene 2 Expand brainstem. Scene 3, Brain -medial view -midsagittal section. Scene 4 Remove midbrain. Scene 5 Lateral view of brainstem. Rollover mouse to label and click to display page, Click blinking end page to display diencephalon page.

 

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Axial MRI showing diencephalon and other close structures
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Brainstem Medulla Pons Midbrain Thalamus Epithalamus
Basal ganglia Forebrain Temporal lobe Cerebral operculum Remove operculum Wall of lateral ventricle 1
Wall of lateral ventricle 2 Wall of lateral ventricle 3 lateral ventricle 1 lateral ventricle 2 Base of brain Rhomboid fossa

 

 

 

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