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MBBS Study Guide and Tips : Anatomy

MBBS Study Guide and Tips : Anatomy

Arteries,veins,nerves,plexus, muscles- origin,insertion,function, landmarks, surface anatomy,histology and so on are what makes anatomy a vast subject and most difficult for human brain to remember. Anatomy is like mathematics, if you are right you score and if you are wrong its a nil.
Anatomy may be fun to study but when it comes to memorizing things, it isn’t a piece of cake …

Lesions of Upper Motor Neurons and Lower Motor Neurons

Lesions of Upper Motor Neurons and Lower Motor Neurons

Upper Motor Neurones (UMN), Lower Motor Neurone (LMN) and their Lesions
All the neurons contributing to the pyramidal and extrapyramidal systems should be called upper motor neurons (UMN).
The anterior horn cells and the related neurons in the motor nuclei of some cranial nerves are called lower motor neurons (LMN). Axons of these cells give rise to the peripheral motor nerves. These …

Brachial Plexus And Its Injury

Brachial Plexus And Its Injury

Definition:
A network of spinal nerves that originates in the back of the neck, extends through the axilla (armpit), and gives rise to nerves to the upper limb. The brachial plexus is formed by the union of portions of the 5th through 8th cervical nerves (C5-C8) and the first thoracic nerve (T1), all of which come from the spinal cord.
Function:
The …

External Carotid Artery and Its branches

External Carotid Artery and Its branches

The arterial tree begins from the aorta. After the aorta leaves the heart, it divides into the ascending
aorta, the aortic arch, and the descending aorta.
The branches of the arch of aorta can be remembered as ABCS:

A = Arch of Aorta
B = Brachiocephalic artery
C = Left common carotid artery
S = Left subclavian artery

The Brachiocephalic artery divides into the right common carotid …

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