Items tagged “anatomy”

276 results found
Article

Obturator nerve

The obturator nerve is a large nerve arising from the lumbar plexus and the nerve of the medial compartment of the thigh. It arises from the anterior divisions of L2-4 in the lumbar plexus.  Gross anatomy Course Pelvis The nerve descends medial to psoas major to the obturator canal where it ...
Article

Anterior tibial artery

The anterior tibial artery is the main arterial supply of the anterior compartment of the leg.  Gross anatomy The anterior tibial artery arises from the popliteal artery in the popliteal fossa and continues distally as the dorsalis pedis artery. Course The popliteal artery usually divides at...
Article

Saphenous nerve

The saphenous nerve is the continuation of the deep division of the femoral nerve in the femoral triangle. Gross anatomy runs within the subsartorial canal, giving off an infrapatellar branch (it also contributes to the subsartorial nerve plexus) curves behind sartorius, appearing behind the ...
Case

Anconeus muscle

TR 613 / TE 14, 2...
 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt A. Morgan
Published 03 Mar 2015
61% complete
MRIAnnotated image
Article

Supradiaphragmatic liver

Supradiaphragmatic liver has been reported as a very rare variant in liver morphology.  In this variant, liver tissue extends into the right hemithorax through an opening in the right hemidiaphragm. The tissue is connected to the right hepatic lobe by a pedicle. In one report, the caudate lobe ...
Article

Thymus

The thymus is a T-cell producing lymphoid organ in the anterior mediastinum that plays a role in the development of the immune system.  Gross anatomy It is relatively large in infancy (weighing 25 g at birth) reaching a maximal weight in adolescence between 12 and 19 years (35 g), and graduall...
Case

Optic nerve and chiasm (MRI anatomy)

 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 26 Apr 2015
24% complete
MRI
Article

Terminal ileum

The terminal ileum is the most distal segment of small bowel. It immediately precedes the small bowel's connection with the colon through the ileocaecal valve. It is of particular interest since a number of infectious and inflammatory processes preferentially involve the segment. location: the ...
Case

Normal chest radiograph

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Craig Hacking
Published 18 Jun 2015
38% complete
X-ray
Case

Foot muscle insertion: anterior - Gray's anatomy illustration

 Diagnosis not applicable
Mr Gray's Illustrations
Published 18 May 2015
35% complete
Diagram
Article

Intervertebral disc

Intervertebral discs are located between the vertebral bodies of C2/3 to L5/S1, totalling 23 in the conventional spine. Together they account for approximately 25% of the total height of the vertebral column. This decreases with age as disc height is lost. The upper thoracic discs are the thinn...
Case

Scapula: anatomy diagrams

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 19 May 2015
19% complete
Diagram
Case

Supra-acetabular fossa and notch: diagrams

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 19 May 2015
32% complete
Diagram
Case

Tibialis posterior tendon anatomy: diagram

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 19 May 2015
29% complete
Diagram
Case

Iliotibial band (ITB) anatomy: diagrams

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Matt Skalski
Published 21 May 2015
22% complete
Diagram
Article

Frontal bone

The frontal bone is a skull bone that contributes to the cranial vault. It contributes to form part of the anterior cranial fossa. Gross anatomy The frontal bone has two portions: vertical portion (squama): has external/internal surfaces horizontal portion (orbital): has superior/inferior su...
Article

Parietal bone

The parietal bone is a paired, irregular, quadrilateral skull bone that forms the sides and roof of the cranium.  Gross anatomy The parietal bone has four borders, four angles, and external/internal surfaces. Borders include: frontal, sagittal, occipital (half of lambdoid suture), and squamou...
Article

Occipital bone

The occipital bone is a trapezoid skull bone that contributes to the posteroinferior part of the cranial vault. It is pierced by the foramen magnum, permitting communication from the cranial cavity to the vertebral canal Gross anatomy The occipital bone is composed of four parts: squamous par...
Article

Sphenoid bone

The sphenoid bone is located at the base of skull. Gross anatomy Parts of the sphenoid bone include: body greater wing lesser wing process and plates Articulations The sphenoid bone articulates with twelve bones. Unpaired bones include: frontal, ethmoid, vomer, and occipital. Paired bone...
Article

Body of sphenoid

The body of the sphenoid bone is the midline cubical portion of the sphenoid bone, hollowed by the sphenoid air sinuses.  Gross anatomy The body has superior, inferior, anterior, posterior, and lateral surfaces. The superior surface features: ethmoidal spine: prominent spine that articulates...

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.