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Abdominal Landmarks

Abdominal Landmarks

http://info.med.yale.edu/surgery/anatomy/graphics/abdominal_landmarks.htm

Yale school of medicine

Goals
– Relate internal structures of the abdomen to key planes and lines
– Relate internal structures of the abdomen to the skeleton
– Integrate this figure with plain x-ray films of the abdomen (“Abdomen and pelvis x-ray”) and the body painting exercise.

Topics below
– midclavicular line
– liver
– gallbladder
– spleen
– transpyloric plane
– subcostal plane
– kidney
– iliac crest / umbilical plane
– inguinal ligament / anterior superior iliac spine

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Categorised as: Gallbladder Anatomy, Iliac Crest, Inguinal Ligament, Kidney, Liver Anatomy, Midclavicular Line, Spleen Anatomy, Subcostal Plane, Transpyloric Plane, Umbilical Plane


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