Interhemispheric fissure

The interhemispheric fissure, also known as the medial longitudinal fissure, is the deep groove within the midline separating both cerebral hemispheres and containing the falx cerebri. Being a fissure, it also contains CSF as well as some midline branches of the ACA and PCA.

Anatomy: Brain
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Article information

rID: 35789
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Great longitudinal fissure
  • Medial longitudinal fissure

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: axial MRI T2
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  • Figure 2: axial non contrast CT
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  • Figure 3: coronal non contrast CT
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