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Anatomie palpatoire

academic year

Course teacher(s)

Véronique FEIPEL (Coordinator)

ECTS credits


Language(s) of instruction


Course content

Palpation anatomy of the limbs, trunk, head and neck. Surface topography of thorax and abdomen.

Objectives (and/or specific learning outcomes)

To transpose theoretical and practical anatomical knowledge (previously acquired) on the human body in vivo. To synthetise knowledge acquisition in view of this transposition. To become familiar with the different techniques used in palpation anatomy.

Prerequisites and Corequisites

Required and corequired courses

Teaching methods and learning activities

Richly illustrated ex cathedra courses. Practicals: guided courses, demonstrations

References, bibliography, and recommended reading

Lumley, J. Anatomie de surface, Elsevie, 2006 Tixa, S. Atlas d'anatomie palpatoire, Masson, 2007 Beauthier, J.P.; Lefèvre, P. Traité d'anatomie - De la théorie à la pratique palpatoire, De Boeck, 1993

Other information


M. Rooze, V. Feipel Laboratoire d'anatomie fonctionnelle - ISM - ULB CP 619 - 808 route de Lennik - 1070 Bruxelles Tél : +32-2-5556376 - email : anatemb@ulb.ac.be


Method(s) of evaluation

  • Other


Oral and practical examination in palpation