Callosal sulcus

Assoc Prof Craig Hacking and Dr Dayu Gai et al.

The callosal sulcus is a sulcus of the brain, located on the medial side of each cerebral hemisphere, deep within the medial longitudinal fissure

Gross anatomy

The callosal sulcus runs posteriorly from the genu to the splenium of the corpus callosum. It separates the cingulate gyrus dorsally from the corpus callosum ventrally 1

Blood supply

The anterior portion is supplied by branches of the anterior cerebral artery, namely the pericallosal and callosomarginal artery. The posterior portion is supplied by the posterior pericallosal artery, a branch of the posterior cerebral artery

Anatomy: Brain

Anatomy: Brain

Article information

rID: 39623
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs
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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: neuroanatomy: medial cortex (diagrams)
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