Courses Catalogue

Gross Anatomy: Head, Neck And Neuro Anatomy,

COURSE CODE: ANA 2101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 4
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

 

A. Head and neck Anatomy (2 LH)

 

i.      Introduction to Head and Neck ii.      Facial muscles

iii.      Introduction to the skull, plageocephally, topography of the face, face lift iv.       Interior of the skull

v.      Facial nerve

 

vi.      Interior surface of the skull vii.     Muscles of mastication

viii.     Infra temporal fossa ix.     Sa tal split

x.     Trigerminal nerve

 

xi.      Visceral column of the neck/ pharynx, larynx, rhinoplasty, pterigopalatine fossa

 

B. Neuro Anatomy

 

1.   Development of the Brain and Spinal cord (1LH)

 

a)  The Neurulation process

 

b)  The development of the eye from the lens and optic vesicle c)  The development of the ears from the Otic placodes

2.   Structure of Brain and Spinal cord (1 LH) a)  Anatomical structure of the brain b)  Brain stem (1 LH)

i.            The mid-brain and the cranial nerves ii.            The Pons and the Medulla

 

 

c)  Structure of spinal cord


3.    Blood supply to the brain and spinal cord (1 LH)

 

a) Circle of Willis

 

b) Arterial supply to the brain and spinal cord

 

4.   Cerebrum (1 LH)

 

a)  Internal structure,

 

b)  Cerebral connections c)  Peduncles

d)  Functional localization of the cerebral hemisphere e)  Reticular formation

5.   Cerebellum (1 LH)

 

a)  Internal structure, b)  peduncles

c)  func