MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Neuroanatomy

MBBS | Human-Anatomy | Syllabus | Neuroanatomy

S No Topic Domain Time (in hour) Theory & practical
Must Know Desirable to Know Nice to Know
1 IntroductionandSpinal cord Central Nervous system : an overview, Meninges Spinal meninges, Spinal cord : External features, internal structure ascending and descending tracts, blood supply and applied anatomy Rexed laminae and Nuclear group Neurons in the gray matter Spinal reflexes 4
2 Medulla External features, internal structure with special emphasis on transverse section at the level of motor and sensory decussation blood supply and applied anatomy transverse section at the level of olives and ponto- medullary junction and applied anatomy 2
3 Pons External features, internal structure with special emphasis on transverse section at the level of upper and lower part of pons blood supply and applied anatomy Neurobiotaxis 1
4 Midbrain External features, internal structure with special emphasis on transverse section at the level of superior and inferior colliculus blood supply and applied anatomy Medial longitudinal fasisculus 2
5 Functional components of cranial nerves Nuclei, Functional components and distribution of cranial nerves with clinical correlation 1
6 Cerebellum External features, subdivisions, internal structure, connections, cerebellar peduncles and functions,blood supply and applied anatomy : cerebellar dysfunction Cerebellar glomeruli 4
7 Fourth ventricle Features, boundaries with special emphasis on floor of fourth ventricle Internal hydrocephalus 1
8 Cerebrum External features, functional areas of cerebral cortex, blood supply and clinical anatomy Neurons in the cerebral cortex Cerebral hemispherical dominance 6
9 White matter of cerebrum Types of fibers, internal capsule in detail with blood supply and clinical correlation 3
10 Ventricular system Parts and Boundaries of lateral, third ventricles Circulation and formation of cerebrospinal fluid with applied anatomy   Choroid plexus and fissure Chemical composition of CSF in different meningitis 2
11 Diencephalon Thalamus :External features, internal structure, connections and applied anatomy Hypothalamus Meta and epithalamus 2
12 Basal ganglia Nuclei, connections functions and applied anatomy Subthalamic nuclei 1
13 Limbic system Component, connection, functions Papez circuit 1
14 Visual pathway and Auditory pathway Visual pathway and optic nerve and its applied anatomy Auditory pathway and its applied anatomy Visual reflexes Olfactory pathway Taste pathway 3
15 Blood supply of brain Arteries and veins supplying the brain with special emphasis on Circle of Willis Blood brain barrier Dural haemorrhages 2