Closing of the posterior intervertebral spaces of the craniovertebral joint is not performed by the classical posterior atlanto-occipital and atlantoaxial membranes. In the atlanto-occipital space, the connective laminae come from the occipital periosteum and from the anterior fascia of the rectus capitis posterior minor muscle, and pass round the anterior… (More)
The blood supply of the corpus callosum is studied in 20 brains by injecting the vascular system with gelatinous Indian ink. The arterial vascularization derives mainly from the anterior cerebral arteries, accessed from the median artery of the corpus callosum or from the terminal and choroidal branches of the posterior cerebral arteries. The various… (More)
Bichat's fat-pad was examined using dissections of newborns and adults, and histological sections of embryos and fetuses. A main part or body with six extensions (masseteric, superficial temporal, deep temporal, pterygomandibular, sphenopalatine and inferior orbital) can be recognized.