MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Lower limb

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1 Introduction Surface anatomy, Fascia : superficial and deep, cutaneous nerves

and inguinal lymph nodes

Cutaneous vessels Patellar plexus 1
2 Osteology Hip bone, femur, patella, tibia and fibula

Identification & side determination; anatomical position; parts; articulations; muscle attachments; identification of tarsal Applied anatomy

Ossification of bones

Tarsal bones

(calcaneum and talus)

Other tarsal bones and phalenges 16
3 Front of thigh Muscles, Femoral triangle& adductor canal (Boundaries & contents in detail), femoral sheath, femoral canal and ring ;  femoral artery course and branches

applied aspect with special emphasis on hernia, blood supply of head of femur

8

 

4 Adductor region Muscles, obturator nerve and vessels, Applied anatomy Accessory obturator nerve 3
5 Gluteal region Muscles, nerves and vessels,

applied aspect with special emphasis on Tredelenberg’s test

sites of intramuscular injections Trochanteric and cruciate anastomoses 6
6 Back of thigh Muscles, nerves and vessles,

applied anatomy

Anastomoses at the back of thigh 3
7 Popliteal fossa Boundaries and contents, applied anatomy Genicular anastomoses 3
8 Hip joint In detail – Type, relations, ligaments and bursas, blood and nerve supply; movements, applied anatomy  hip dislocation : congenital ,traumatic Radiographic picture 1
9 Knee joint In detail – Type, relations, ligaments and bursas, blood and nerve supply; movements with special emphasis on locking and unlocking, applied anatomy, meniscal injuries Axis of movement 4

 

10 Front of leg &

dorsum of foot

Muscles, nerves & vessels, retinacula,

applied aspect : foot drop

4
11 Posterior &

lateral crural region

Muscles, nerves & vessels, retinacula

applied aspect

3
12 Ankle joint In detail – Type, relations, ligaments and bursas, blood and nerve supply; movements, applied anatomy, Tibio-fibular joint

Small joints of foot

1
13 Arches of foot Bones forming, factors maintaining the arches, applied aspect Walking cycle &

gait deformities

1
14 Sole of foot Layers of the sole (Muscles, nerves & vessels) Plantar arch 6
15 Venous drainage Superficial & deep veins, perforators, applied anatomy Tourniquet test Venesection 1

 

16 Radiological anatomy Identification, parts, joints Determination of age 2