internal cerebral vein


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internal cerebral vein

A vein in each cerebral hemisphere formed by the merger of the thalamostriate and choroid veins; it drains the deep regions of the hemisphere.
See also: vein
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GRE image (l) shows linear signal drop in the posteromedial surface of the left thalamus, highly suggestive of thrombus within a venous structure, likely part of the left internal cerebral vein.
As the internal cerebral veins develop, the anterior portion of the median prosencephalic vein of Markowski regresses and the posterior portion remains to form the vein of Galen.
(1) The MPV is responsible for drainage of the choroid plexus prior to the development of the internal cerebral veins, during embryogenesis, prior to the 11th week of gestation.
Phase contrast MRI was used to quantify flow of the internal cerebral veins and straight sinus.

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