Brainstem (Welke)

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Brainstem (Welke)
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  1. Junctions of the midbrain
    • 1. Midbrain-diencephalic junction (level of tentorium cerebelli)
    • 2. Pontomesencephalic junction
    • 3. Pontomedullary junction
    • 4. Cervicomedullary junction (level of foramen magnum & pyramidal decussation)
  2. Major Landmarks on Ventral aspect of Brainstem
    • 1. Mammilary Bodies
    • 2. Olive
    • 3. Pyramids
    • 4. Decussation of pyramids
    • 5. Cerebral Peduncles
  3. Major Landmarks on Dorsal aspect of Brainstem
    • 1. Obex
    • 2. Pineal Gland
    • 3. Colliculi (superior & inferior)
    • 4. Geniculate Body (medial & lateral)
    • 5. Cerebellar Peduncles (superior, middle, inferior)
    • 6. Gracile Tubercle
    • 7. Cuneate Tubercle
    • 8. Facial Colliculus
  4. What level of the brainstem is this?
    Caudal Medulla
  5. What level of the brainstem?
    • Caudal Medulla
    • Nucleus Gracilis
    • Nucleus Cuneatus
    • Pyramidal Decussation
  6. Trigeminal Pathway for fine touch & pressure of face
    • 1. Trigeminal ganglion
    • trigeminal tract
    • 2. Principal sensory nucleus of V
    • trigemino-thalamic tract
    • 3. VPM
    • 4. Primary Somatosensory Cortex (S1)
    • Crossing over occurs @ mid pons
  7. Trigeminal Pathway for pain & temp of face
    • 1. Trigeminal Ganglion
    • descending tract of V
    • 2. Spinal Nucleus of V
    • trigeminothalamic tract
    • 3. VPM
    • 4. Primary somatosensory cortex (S1)
    • Crossing over occurs @ caudal medulla

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