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Crural cistern

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This cistern is situated around the ventrolateral aspect of the midbrain.

It contains:

The anterior choroidal artery.

The medial posterior choroidal artery.

The basal vein of Rosenthal.

Dissection along the posterior communicating artery and anterior choroidal artery in the carotid-oculomotor triangle to open the crural cistern is used to detach the temporal lobe 1).

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crural_cistern.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/15 21:25 by administrador