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Neurosurgery:
Surgical Anatomy

Anatomy of Liliequist's Membrane

Brasil, Albert V. B. M.D.; Schneider, Felipe L. M.D.

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Abstract

THE ANATOMY OF Liliequist's membrane was studied in seven adult human cadavers by a technique that preserves the cisternal shape, stains arachnoid membranes violet, and fills the arteries with red gelatin. Our findings suggest the following about Liliequist's membrane: it is located between the interpeduncular cistern posteriorly, the carotid cisterns anterolaterally, and the chiasmatic cistern anteromedially; it is attached laterally to the mesial surface of the temporal lobe above the tentorial edge; it lies posterior to the infundibulum; and it presents a free edge between the optic tract and the temporal uncus.

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