Septum pellucidum

  • Extends between corpus callosum and fornix

  • Separates anterior horns of left and right ventricle

  • Has two fused layers

  • May contain a cavity- cavum septum pellucidum (5th ventricle)

  • Implicated in pleasure, mood, rage and sexual gratification

Damage or abscence causes:

1. Hypothalamic dysfunction

2. Hypopitituarism

3. problems of vision, coordination and intelligence

4. Sham rage

Functions:  it is implicated in pleasure, mood, rage, and sexual gratification.