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    5. Lentiform nuclei = putamen + GP 6. Diencephalic = paleostriatum, subthalamic nucleus Fig. 29 Somatotopic organization of the internal capsule. Transverse section shows both ascending and descending projection fibers that pass through the internal capsule. The figure of the child shows sites where pyramidal tract fibers pass. Anterior limb con­ tains frontopontine (red dashes) and anterior thalamic peduncle (blue dashes) fibers, genu contains cortico­ nuclear fibers (red dots) and posterior limb contains corticospinal fibers (red dots), posterior thalamic pe­ duncle fibers (blue dots), temporopontine tract (or­ ange dots), and the posterior thalamic peduncle (light blue dots).

    Internal capsule (IC) (Fig. 28 and Fig. 29) 1. IC contains fibers from thalamic radiations, corticospinal, bulbar, reticular, and pontine tracts. 2. IC components Components Fibers Blood Supply: Branches Anterior limb Anterior thalamic radiation Prefrontal corticopontine tract ACA: recurrent artery of Heubner (caudal) MCA: lenticulostriates (lateral and rostral) Genu Corticobulbar tract Corticoreticular tract MCA: lenticulostriates ICA: perforators Posterior limb Superior thalamic radiation Frontopontine tract Corticospinal/tectal/rubral/reticular tracts Note: Motor fibers are anterior to the sensory.

    11. Transverse occipital sulcus. 12. Occipital pole. 13. Su­ perior parietal lobule. 14. Inferior parietal lobule. 15. Post­ central gyrus. 16. Paracentral lobule. 17. Precentral gyrus. 18. Inferior frontal gyrus. 19. Middle frontal gyrus. 20. Su­ perior frontal gyrus. (From Frick H, Leonhardt H, Starck D. Human Anatomy 2. New York, NY: Thieme, 1991. ) Fig. 19 Brain surface anatomy, right lateral view. 1. Central sulcus. 2. Precentral gyrus. 3. Precentral sulcus. 4. Superior fron­ tal gyrus. 5.

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