Mnemonics Anatomy : Upper limb

Brachial Plexus Mnemonics: Branches arising from Cords-

Lateral Cord-LML bike : Lateral Pectoral Nerve,Musculocutaneous Nerve, Lateral Root of Median Nerve

Medical Cord- M4U- Medial Pectoral nerve,Medial Cutaneous N. of Arm, Medial Cutaneous N. of Forearm, Medial root of Median N. and Ulnar n.

posterior Cord- ULNAR – Upper Subscapular, Lower Subscapular, Nerve to Latissimus Dorsi, Axillary, Radial

Median nerve innervates the LOAF muscles of hand.

Easy Pharmacology Mnemonics

Lumbricals ( 1st and 2nd)
Opponens pollicis
Abductor pollicis brevis
Flexor pollics brevis

Axillary Artery  gives out  LASPAS Branches-

Lateral thoracic artery
Acromiothoracic artery
Superior thoracic artery
Posterior circumflex humeral artery
Ant. circumflex humeral artery
Subscapular artery

Carpal Bones of hand: She Looks To Pretty Try To Catch Her

Scaphoid Lunate Triquetrum Pisiform Trapezium Trapezoid Capitate Hamate

Thenar muscles: A Friend Of -Police

  • Abductor pollicis brevis (APB)
  • Flexor pollicis brevis
  • Opponens Pollicis

Action of Interosseous Muscles of hands:PAd DAb

The Palmars Adduct and the Dorsals Abduct.

Bicipital Groove muscle attachment – lady between two majors

  • Teres Major attaches to medial lip of groove.
  • Latissimus (Lady) is on floor of the groove, between the Teres major and Pect. major
  • Pectoralis Major to lateral lip of groove.

Rotator Cuff Muscles: SITS

  • Supraspinatus
  • Infraspinatus
  • Teres minor
  • Subscapularis

2 Comments
  1. September 26, 2013
  2. April 16, 2016

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *