Understanding the anatomy of the optic nerve and visual pathways is important for understanding how lesions in different locations will cause differential visual field defects. This article provides a brief overview of common visual field defects and the lesions associated with them.
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This article discusses the anatomy of the abdominal wall, anatomy of the rectus sheath and common abdominal surgical incision types (Midline, Paramedian, Pararectal, Gridiron, Lanz, Pfannenstiel, Transverse, Kocher).
This article explains the dermatomes and myotomes of the human body, with an included dermatome map. Examining myotomes and dermatomes is a vital part of a thorough neurological examination, particularly when a patient has a spinal cord injury.
This article outlines the anatomy of the eye and bony orbit. It also discusses the visual pathways and visual field defects.
A succinct explanation of hernias, including anatomy of the inguinal canal, causes and management. We also discuss ways to clinically differentiate direct and indirect inguinal hernias.
A brief overview of the brachial plexus, focusing on the key points for some quick revision.
An overview of the anatomy of the hand, including the bones that make up the hand, the muscles of the hand, the blood supply of the hand and the innervation of the hand.
An in-depth guide to the cobweb of nightmares that is the brachial plexus, complete with a handy summary diagram and plenty of real-life images and videos!
An in-depth guide to the nerve supply to the upper limb, including tips on identifying peripheral nerve injuries in OSCEs, videos and a handy summary table!
A delightful summary of the cranial nerves, explaining the key functions and relevant pathology of each.
A down-to-earth guide to the inferior vena cava, including snippets of anatomical wisdom, clear diagrams and real life radiological and surgical anatomy
A down-to-earth guide to the abdominal aorta, including snippets of anatomical wisdom, clear diagrams, and real life radiological and surgical anatomy