I do like the odd Americanism, that’s the influence of my ex-wife. Anyway, it seems fair, as you students enjoy your summer recess, chilling at home or going off on vacation, The Dissection Room will close its doors until the start of term. What this means is that there will be no weekly posts or […]
Cardiac anatomy is bizarre, the heart is the only organ, which for no obvious reason has been described as though it were outside of the body, standing on its apex in the shape of a Valentine heart. Despite extensive publications by the likes of McAlpine, Anderson and Hill on the attitudinal correct orientation of the […]
The renal tract develops in conjunction with the reproductive system and is a common site of congenital variation and disease. Once again five questions for you to attempt, enjoy and please share.
In this post, I will be discussing the neuroanatomical differentiation between an upper motor neuron (UMN) and lower motor neuron (LMN) facial palsy. The two pathologies in the title could also be differentiated in other ways, for example, the speed of onset, additional symptoms and signs, etc.; however understanding the neuroanatomy in the context of […]
Head & neck anatomy is one of my favourite areas, so much packed in such a relatively small space! When learning this area of anatomy break it down into smaller areas and build details piecemeal. As per usual, 5 questions for you to pit yourself against, please feel free to share.
I know some of you are going to scroll down and think I’m not reading all that! For those of you, I have a small summary paragraph at the end. If you’re more a “bring it on kinda person”, then read the whole thing. I realise the basal ganglia can be a confusing topic, hence this […]