Interhemispheric fissure

Dr Francis Deng and Dr Bruno Di Muzio et al.

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

Anatomy: Brain

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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