Janki Shared "Anatomy" - 38 Picmonics

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Anatomy

Leg Nerves
Femoral
Saphenous
Posterior Femoral Cutaneous
Sciatic
Tibial
Common Peroneal
Superficial Peroneal
Deep Peroneal
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1 min
Dermatomes - Cervical
C2 - Posterior Cap Distribution
C3 - High Turtleneck
C4 - Low Collar Shirt
C5 - Anterolateral Shoulder
C6 - Thumb
C7 - Middle Finger
C8 - Pinky Finger
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1 min
Dermatomes - Thoracic
Characteristics
T1 - Medial Arm
T4 - Nipple
T7 - Xiphoid
T10 - Belly Button
T12 - Pubis
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57 secs
Dermatomes - Lumbosacral
L2 - Medial Thigh
L3 - Medial Knee
L4 - Kneecap, Medial Ankle and Big Toe
L5 - Dorsum of Foot
S1 - Lateral Foot, Posteriolateral Thigh
S 2, 3, 4, 5 - Perianal and Genitals
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2 mins
Posterior Column (Dorsal Column)
Ascending Pathway (Sensory)
Sensations
Proprioception
Deep Touch
Pressure
Vibration Sensation
Anatomy
Dorsal Root
Fasciculus Cuneatus
Arms
Fasciculus Gracilis
Lower Limbs
Lesions
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Tabes Dorsalis
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2 mins
Spinothalamic Tracts
Ascending Pathway (Sensory)
Lateral
Temperature
Pain
Anterior
Crude Touch
Pressure
Decussates at Anterior White Commisure
Lesion
Contralateral Anesthesia
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2 mins
Brachial Plexus Roots
C5 through T1
Long Thoracic nerve
Dorsal Scapular Nerve
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42 secs
Brachial Plexus Trunks
Superior Trunk
Suprascapular Nerve
Middle Trunk
Inferior Trunk
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1 min
Brachial Plexus Divisions
Anterior (Division)
Posterior (Division)
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27 secs
Brachial Plexus Cords
Lateral Cord
Lateral Pectoral Nerve
Posterior Cord
Upper Subscapular Nerve
Thoracodorsal Nerve
Lower Subscapular Nerve
Medial Cord
Medial Pectoral Nerve
Medial Cutaneous Nerve of Arm and Forearm
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1 min
Brachial Plexus Branches
Musculocutaneous nerve
Axillary Nerve
Radial nerve
Median Nerve
Ulnar Nerve
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56 secs
Foot Bones
Tiger Cubs Need MILC
Talus
Calcaneus
Navicular
Medial Cuneiform
Intermediate Cuneiform
Lateral Cuneiform
Cuboid
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59 secs
Pelvic Bones
Ilium
Iliac Crest
ASIS (Anterior Superior Iliac Spine)
AIIS (Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine)
Acetabulum
Pubis
Pubic Symphysis
Obturator Foramen
Ischium
Sacrum
Coccyx
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1 min
Upper Limb Bones - Ulna and Radius
Characteristics
Ulna
Olecranon Process
Coronoid Process
Trochlear Notch
Radial Notch
Styloid Process of Ulna
Head of the Ulna
Radius
Radial Head
Neck
Radial Tuberosity
Styloid Process
Ulnar notch
Listers (aka Dorsal) Tubercle
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3 mins
Hand Bones
"Some Lovers Try Positions That They Can't Handle"
Scaphoid
Lunate
Triquetrum
Pisiform
Trapezium
Trapezoid
Capitate
Hamate
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1 min
Cranial Bones
Occipital
Parietal
Frontal
Temporal
Ethmoid
Sphenoid
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52 secs
Facial Bones
Vomer
Conchae
Nasal
Maxilla
Mandible
Palatine
Zygomatic
Lacrimal
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1 min
Pathways through the Diaphragm
Characteristics
T8 Level (Caval opening)
Inferior Vena Cava
T10 Level (Esophageal Opening)
Esophagus
Vagus Nerve
Esophageal Branches Left Gastric Vessels
T12 Level (Aortic opening)
Aorta
Thoracic Duct
Azygos Vein
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2 mins
Hand Muscles
Characteristics
Opponens Pollicis
Abductor Pollicis Brevis
Flexor Pollicis Brevis
Flexor Digiti Minimi Brevis
Abductor Digiti Minimi Brevis
Opponens Digiti Minimi
Lumbricals
Interossei (Palmar and Dorsal)
Palmaris Brevis
Adductor Pollicis
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2 mins
Deep Gluteal Muscles
General Action
Lateral Rotation and Abduction
Muscles
Gluteus Minimus
Medially Rotates Leg
Piriformis
Superior Gemellus
Obturator Internus
Inferior Gemellus
Quadratus Femoris
Other Structures
Sacrotuberous Ligament
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1 min

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