MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Abdomen, Perineum, Pelvis

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Domain

Time (in hours) Theory &Practical
Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to Know
1 Osteology Lumbar vertebra, sacrum, bony pelvis

Identification, parts; articulations; muscle attachments;

Pelvimetry and sexual dimorphism, Applied anatomy

Intervertebral disc,

lumbar puncture

6
2 Introduction  to abdomen &  anterior  abdominal wall Regions of abdomen, surface landmarks, umbilicus, layers of anterior abdominal wall, superficial fascia, cutaneous nerves, muscles , 4

 

3 Rectus sheath Formation, contents and applied aspect new concept of rectus sheath 1

 

4 Inguinal region Inguinal ligament, boundaries and contents of inguinal canal, defense mechanism, special emphasis on inguinal hernia 3

 

5 Male external genital organs

(including testis)

Penis, scrotum, testis, spermatic cord with applied aspects Anatomical basis of varicocele Hydrocele 3

 

6 Abdominal cavity peritoneum Peritoneal reflections and disposition, epiploic foramen

greater and lesser sac,  functionsand applied anatomy

Internal hernia

Peritoneal fluid

4

 

7

 

Abd. Oesophagus&

Stomach

Stomach : External features, relations, blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainage , Applied aspect Peritoneal ligament Factors preventing gastro-esophageal reflux 3

 

8 Small intestine Parts,  Duodenum in detail External features, relations, blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainage , Applied aspect

meckel’s diverticulum, Mesentery

Duodenal recess 6

 

9 Large intestine Parts,  gross features, blood & nerve supply&Applied aspect

Caecum and appendix in detail – with relevant applied anatomy:

Lymphatic drainage 3
10 Vessels of abdomen Abdominal aorta; IVC, Portal vein, with special emphasis on porto-systemic anastomosis, applied aspect 4
11 Spleen, pancreas

and liver

External features, relations, ligaments, blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainageApplied aspect Couinaud’s classification of liver Splenic microcirculation 7
12 Extra hepatic biliary apparatus Bile duct, cystic duct and Gall bladder and applied aspect Calots triangle Bile composition and

secretion

1
13 Post abdominal wall Muscles, thoraco-lumbar fascia, vessels, lumbar plexus

and applied aspect

Lymphatics Coeliac plexus, Lumbo-sacral triangle of Marcille 3
14 Kidney External features, relations, blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainageApplied aspect Renal angle and

vascular segments

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Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to Know
15 Ureter Parts, relations, constrictions, blood supply,Applied aspect 1
16 Suprarenalgland External features, relations, blood supply Cushing’s syndrome,

Addison’s disease

1
19 Pelvis Pelvic inlet, outlet, cavity, pelvic diaphragm in detail, nerves and vessels Pelvic fascia, articulatons of pelvis Superior and inferior hypogastric&

coccygeal plexus

4

 

20 Urinary bladder External features, relations, ligaments,interior of bladder,blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainageApplied aspect Neurological disorders of Micturition Reflex control of Micturition 3
21 Urethra Parts, relations, blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainage

Applied aspect

Catheterization of bladder Female urethra 1
22 Male reproductive system Ductus deferens,

Prostate – gross features, lobes ,ligaments,

age changes of prostate & applied anatomy

seminal vesicles 3
23 Female reproductive system Ovary – External features, relations, ligaments,blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainageApplied aspect

Uterine tube – Parts, external features, relations, blood supply, nerve supply, lymphatics, applied anatomy

Vagina 1
24 Uterus External features, axis, relations, ligaments, blood supply, innervation and lymphatic drainage with special emphasis of support of uterus

Applied aspect

4
25 Perineum Superficial and deep perineal pouch(boundaries and contents), urogenital diaphragm Attachment of urogenital diaphragm muscles Male & female external genitalia 4
26 Ischiorectal fossa Boundaries and contents, pudendal canal & its content;  applied anatomy Sub divisions of ischiorectal space ,Recesses of ischiorectal fossa 1
27 Radiographic anatomy Parts, identification, joints, barium studies, KUB, hysterosalpingography, Cholangiography 4