Anatomy mnemonics

In the brachial plexus, branches are given from the Roots, Upper trunk, Lateral cord, Medial cord and the Posterior cord. Overwhelmed already? Don’t worry, this popular mnemonic will help you remember the Branches quite easily. Branches from the Roots: Dorsal Scapular Nerve (C5) Long Thoracic nerve of Bell/ Nerve to Serratus anterior (C5 C6 C7)- …

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S– SkinC– Connective tissueA– Aponeurosis (galea)L– Loose connective tissueP– Periosteum Related articles: Fascial layers of the neck and carotid sheath

Horner’s syndrome is caused because of damage to the cervical sympathetic system. It leads to signs and symptoms on the same side of the lesion. Here’s a mnemonic for the features of Horner’s syndrome- AMPLE Anhydrosis Miosis Ptosis Loss of ciliospinal reflex Enophthalmos

She Looks Too Pretty, Try To Catch Her! Scaphoid Lunate Triquetrum Pisiform Trapezium Trapezoid Capitate Hamate The proximal row contains scaphoid, lunate, triquetrum and pisiform from lateral to medial. The distal row contains trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and hamate from lateral to medial. Hence, in total, there are 8 carpal bones in each wrist.