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|Brain: Occipitotemporal fasciculus|
|Latin||f. occipitofrontalis inferior|
|Gray's||subject #189 844|
The occipitofrontal fasciculus passes backward from the frontal lobe, along the lateral border of the caudate nucleus, and on the medial aspect of the corona radiata; its fibers radiate in a fan-like manner and pass into the occipital and temporal lobes lateral to the posterior and inferior cornua.
Some sources distinguish between a "Inferior occipitofrontal fasciculus" and "superior occipitofrontal fasciculus."
- Atlas of anatomy at UMich eye_38
- Türe U, Yaşargil MG, Pait TG (June 1997). Is there a superior occipitofrontal fasciculus? A microsurgical anatomic study. Neurosurgery 40 (6): 1226–32.
- Kier EL, Staib LH, Davis LM, Bronen RA (May 2004). MR imaging of the temporal stem: anatomic dissection tractography of the uncinate fasciculus, inferior occipitofrontal fasciculus, and Meyer's loop of the optic radiation. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25 (5): 677–91.
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