2019 AMI Online Salon

Anatomy of the Floor of the Lateral Ventricle

Project Details

  • Company/Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Entrant Name: Alisa Brandt
  • Membership Type: Student Submission     
  • Address: Baltimore, MD
  • Client: David Nauen, MD, PhD
  • Medium/software used: Graphite, Photoshop
  • Final presentation format: Neuroanatomical atlas illustration
  • Primary Audience: Neuroscientists, neuropathologists, medical students

Project Description

This illustration depicts the anatomy surrounding the lateral ventricle of the human brain. The left cerebral hemisphere has been cut in several planes to reveal the hippocampus, choroid plexus, and choroidal vessels along the floor of the left lateral ventricle. The three primary planes of section are indicated in the upper right inset, with corresponding numbers and two additional cuts shown in the main image. The main image presents a unique posterosuperior oblique view of the hippocampus in relation to adjacent structures including the insula, putamen, and thalamus, in order to provide visual context to scientists studying this region of the brain.