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Germinal Matrix Hemorrhage

History: 4 day old baby with apnea¬† The germinal matrix is the site of proliferating neuronal and glial precursors in the developing brain, which is located above the caudate nucleus¬†in the floor of the lateral ventricle and caudothalamic groove. The germinal matrix contains a rich network of fragile thin-walled blood vessels. Hence the microcirculation in … Continue reading

The Ventricular System of the Brain

The ventricular system is a set of four structures, the ventricles, containing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain. It is continuous with the central canal of spinal cord. The ventricle lining consists of an epithelium-like membrane called ependyma. The ventricles are interconnected, allowing the flow of cerebrospinal fluid. CSF is produced by the ependymal cells … Continue reading

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