Palpatory Anatomy

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Palpatory Anatomy
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  1. At what vertebral level does the sternal angle (Angle of Lousis) lie?
    Rib 2 or T4-T5 IVD
  2. At what vertebral level does the Cricoid Cartilage lie?
    C6

    The esophagus and trachea also start here
  3. At what vertebral level does the Thyroid Cartilage lie?
    C4-C5 IVD
  4. At what vertebral level does the Trachea begin?
    Where does it bifurcate?
    It starts at the level of C6

    It bifurcates at the level of the Sternal Angle (2nd rib, T4, Transthoracic Plane)
  5. At what vertebral level does the Hyoid Bone lie?
    C3
  6. Where are the Gluteal Dimples located?
    Just superior to the PSIS
  7. What are the 4 lines (planes) that divide the nine regions of the torso?

    Where are the location of the lines?
    2 midclavicular lines (midpoint of the clavicle and midpoint of the inguinal ligament)

    Transpylocic plane (lies on L1 vertebral level or 9th costal cartilage)

    Intertubercular plane (L5)
  8. Name the 9 regions of the torso divided by the 4 lines (planes)
    • Upper Left/Right - Hypochondriac
    • Upper Middle - Epigastric
    • Middle Left/Right - Flank
    • Center - Umbilical
    • Lower Left/Right - Inguinal
    • Lower Middle - Hypogastric
  9. At what level is the PSIS located?
    2nd sacral foramen
  10. Where is the Apex of the Lung located?
    Above the 1st rib
  11. At what vertebral level does the Iliac Crest lie?
    L4
  12. At what vertebral level does the Larynx lie?
    C3-C6 (when it becomes the Trachea)
  13. At what vertebral level does the Jugular Notch (Supeasternal Notch) lie?
    T2
  14. At what vertebral level does the Manubrium lie?
    T3-T4 vertebrae
  15. At what vertebral level does the Sternal Body lie?
    T5-T9 vertebral level
  16. At what vertebral level does the Xiphosternal Joint lie?
    T9
  17. At what vertebral level does the Xiphoid Process lie?
    T10

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