Internal Capsule orientation
David at longley.demon.co.uk
Fri May 21 06:01:23 EST 2004
<m.kirkcaldie-BD8106.09345821052004 at tomahawk.comms.unsw.edu.au>, Matthew
Kirkcaldie <m.kirkcaldie at removethis.unsw.edu.au> writes
>In article <e5071a17.0405201019.4643a04f at posting.google.com>,
> ssothro at hotmail.com (Stam) wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I am trying to figure out the main direction of the fibers of the
>> internal capsule. Does anybody have an idea on this?
>They run from the brain stem toward the surface of the cortex in an
>expanding fan. Hence the name "corona radiata" (radiating crown) which
>is also applied to these fibres.
>Beautiful blunt dissection here:
A *very* well chosen link as a response Matthew. The directions question
is in fact far less interesting than the striking preparation, as the
authors point out. .
That's one for the archives - thanks.
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