Radiation, Optic

The optic radiation, AKA geniculocalcarine tract, geniculostriate pathway, or posterior thalamic radiation connects the lateral geniculate nucleus to the primary visual cortex (occipital lobe).



Brain MRI without Contrast - T2WI

This patient has a left parietal lesion causing surrounding brain edema, thus making the left optic radiation (yellow arrow) conspicuous on the T2WI.