Year 2020, Volume 14 , Issue 1, Pages 49 - 52 2020-04-30

Objectives: There is substantial information on the morphometric differences of the pathways passing through the internal capsule according to the dominant extremity; however, the diameters of the internal capsule in the horizontal plane have not been previously evaluated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the diameters of parts of the internal capsule (anterior limb, posterior limb and genu) and angle in between these parts in healthy subjects. Methods: MRI images of 80 females and 37 males (age: 18–65) with no obvious intracranial pathology were evaluated. The diameters of the anterior and posterior limb and the genu of the internal capsule and the angle between the anterior and posterior limbs were measured. Results: There was no statistically significant difference in measurements of internal capsule when compared bilaterally in all individuals (p>0.05). The right and left genu angles were significantly wider in females. This angle in the present study was found as 122°, while the classical knowledge reveals it as around 90°. Conclusion: Understanding the normal morphometry of this region may help clinicians in the diagnosis and follow-up of some neurological diseases. Some morphometric characteristics of this region have shown differences from the classical knowledge. Further studies in larger samples should be done for re-evaluating the normal ranges of these morphometric values.
internal capsule, morphometry, MRI
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Primary Language en
Subjects Health Care Sciences and Services
Journal Section Original Articles
Authors

Author: Ozan TURAMANLAR (Primary Author)
Institution: TIP FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-0633-9542
Author: Abdülkadir BİLİR
Institution: TIP FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1359-228X
Author: Erdal HORATA
Institution: AFYONKARAHİSAR SAĞLIK BİLİMLERİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1756-4366
Author: Tolga ERTEKİN
Institution: TIP FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0001-5345-1735
Author: Çiğdem ÖZER GÖKASLAN
Institution: TIP FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-1619-4108
Author: Hazal EMEKSİZ
Institution: AFYONKARAHİSAR SAĞLIK BİLİMLERİ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : April 30, 2020

Bibtex @research article { anatomy705189, journal = {Anatomy}, issn = {}, eissn = {1308-8459}, address = {}, publisher = {Turkish Society of Anatomy and Clinical Anatomy (TSACA)}, year = {2020}, volume = {14}, pages = {49 - 52}, doi = {}, title = {Morphometry of the internal capsule on MR images in adult healthy individuals}, key = {cite}, author = {Turamanlar, Ozan and Bi̇li̇r, Abdülkadir and Horata, Erdal and Erteki̇n, Tolga and Özer Gökaslan, Çiğdem and Emeksi̇z, Hazal} }
APA Turamanlar, O , Bi̇li̇r, A , Horata, E , Erteki̇n, T , Özer Gökaslan, Ç , Emeksi̇z, H . (2020). Morphometry of the internal capsule on MR images in adult healthy individuals . Anatomy , 14 (1) , 49-52 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/705189
MLA Turamanlar, O , Bi̇li̇r, A , Horata, E , Erteki̇n, T , Özer Gökaslan, Ç , Emeksi̇z, H . "Morphometry of the internal capsule on MR images in adult healthy individuals" . Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 49-52 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/anatomy/issue/57163/705189>
Chicago Turamanlar, O , Bi̇li̇r, A , Horata, E , Erteki̇n, T , Özer Gökaslan, Ç , Emeksi̇z, H . "Morphometry of the internal capsule on MR images in adult healthy individuals". Anatomy 14 (2020 ): 49-52
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ISNAD Turamanlar, Ozan , Bi̇li̇r, Abdülkadir , Horata, Erdal , Erteki̇n, Tolga , Özer Gökaslan, Çiğdem , Emeksi̇z, Hazal . "Morphometry of the internal capsule on MR images in adult healthy individuals". Anatomy 14 / 1 (April 2020): 49-52 .
AMA Turamanlar O , Bi̇li̇r A , Horata E , Erteki̇n T , Özer Gökaslan Ç , Emeksi̇z H . Morphometry of the internal capsule on MR images in adult healthy individuals. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 49-52.
Vancouver Turamanlar O , Bi̇li̇r A , Horata E , Erteki̇n T , Özer Gökaslan Ç , Emeksi̇z H . Morphometry of the internal capsule on MR images in adult healthy individuals. Anatomy. 2020; 14(1): 49-52.