Imaging the corpus callosum, septum pellucidum and fornix in children: normal anatomy and variations of normality

Neuroradiology. 2009 May;51(5):337-45. doi: 10.1007/s00234-009-0506-y. Epub 2009 Mar 7.


The midline structures of the supra-tentorial brain are important landmarks for judging if the brain has formed correctly. In this article, we consider the normal appearances of the corpus callosum, septum pellucidum and fornix as shown on MR imaging in normal and near-normal states.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Agenesis of Corpus Callosum*
  • Child
  • Corpus Callosum / pathology*
  • Fornix, Brain / abnormalities*
  • Fornix, Brain / pathology*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
  • Reference Values
  • Septum Pellucidum / abnormalities*
  • Septum Pellucidum / pathology*