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Normal Brain

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This is a CT scan of a normal adult brain. The frontal lobes of the brain are at the top of the image. For comparison, here is a myelin-stained section of the brain oriented in the same way. See if you can identify the following structures on the right side of the patient's brain: 

  • Skull bone 
  • Brain tissue
  • Fluid containing spaces ( ventricles and cisterns )
  • Calcified pineal gland