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Legend of Descriptions for NYU numbers

  

Number Name Comment/Rationale
1 Left Posterior Scalp Includes parietal and occipital scalp, so neither term would be correct.
2 Right Posterior Scalp Includes parietal and occipital scalp, so neither term would be correct.
3 Left Anterior Scalp Includes parietal and frontal scalp, so neither term would be correct.
4 Right Anterior Scalp Includes parietal and frontal scalp, so neither term would be correct.
5 Left Temporal Scalp  
6 Right Temporal Scalp  
7 Left Forehead Inludes all of forehead and temple, so non-specific
8 Right Forehead Inludes all of forehead and temple, so non-specific
9 Left Postauricular Sulcus  
10 Right Postauricular Sulcus  
11 Left Preauricular Cheek  
12 Right Preauricular Cheek  
13 Left Cheek Includes upper, central and lower cheek
14 Right Cheek Includes upper, central and lower cheek
15 Left Paranasal Cheek  
16 Left Paranasal Cheek  
17 Left Lateral Nose  
18 Right Lateral Nose  
19 Left Lateral Dorsum of Nose  
20 Right Lateral Dorsum of Nose  
21 Left Tip of the Nose Includes supratip, tip and infratip lobule of the nose
22 Right Tip of the Nose Includes supratip, tip and infratip lobule of the nose
23 Left Ala Nasi and Nostril Includes ala nasi side wall, alar rim, alar groove, nostil columella, and nostril sill
24 Right Ala Nasi and Nostril Includes ala nasi side wall, alar rim, alar groove, nostil columella, and nostril sill
25 Left Lower Paranasal Cheek  
26 Right Lower Paranasal Cheek  
27 Left Nasolabial Fold  
28 Right Nasolabial Fold  
29 Left Skin of Upper Lip Includes skin of the upper lip, philtrum and vermillion border of the upper lip
30 Right Skin of Upper Lip Includes skin of the upper lip, philtrum and vermillion border of the upper lip
31 Left Upper Lip Includes vermillion border of the upper lip and vermillion of the upper lip
32 Right Upper Lip Includes vermillion border of the upper lip and vermillion of the upper lip
33 Left Lower Lip Includes vermillion border of the lower lip and vermillion of the lower lip
34 Right Lower Lip Includes vermillion border of the lower lip and vermillion of the lower lip
35 Left Chin Includes chin, skin of the lower lip and vermillion border of the lower lip
36 Right Chin Includes chin, skin of the lower lip and vermillion border of the lower lip
37 Left Mandibular Cheek Includes mandibular cheek and jawline
38 Right Mandibular Cheek Includes mandibular cheek and jawline
39 Left Submandibular Neck Includes submandibular and submental areas of the neck
40 Right Submandibular Neck Includes submandibular and submental areas of the neck
41 Left Anterior Triangle of the Neck  
42 Right Anterior Triangle of the Neck  
43 Left Side of Neck Includes the posterior triangle of the neck
44 Right Side of Neck Includes the posterior triangle of the neck
45 Left Posterior Neck Includes the nape of neck and paraspinal neck
46 Right Posterior Neck Includes the nape of neck and paraspinal neck
47 Left Supraclavicular Neck  
48 Right Supraclavicular Neck  
49 Left Superior Back  
50 Right Superior Back  
51 Vertex of the Scalp  
52 Median Forehead  
53 Median Dorsum of the Nose  
54 Median Nasal Tip Includes the tip and supratip of the nose
55 Philtrum Includes vermillion border of the medial upper lip
56 Median Upper Lip Includes vermillion and vermillion border of the medial upper lip
57 Median Lower Lip Includes vermillion and vermillion border of the medial lower lip
58 Median Chin  
59 Submental Area of the Neck Includes submental and submandibular areas
60 Median Anterior Neck Includes the anterior triangle of the neck
61 Median Posterior Scalp  
62 Paraspinal Area of the Neck Includes the nape of the neck and the paraspinal area of the neck
63 Paraspinal Area of the Superior Back Includes the paraspinal area of the upper back and the paraspinal area of the neck
100 Right Eyebrow  
101 Left Eyebrow  
102 Right Supraorbital Region  
103 Left Supraorbital Region  
104 Right Upper Eyelid Includes upper eyelid and superior palpebral sulcus
105 Left Upper Eyelid Includes upper eyelid and superior palpebral sulcus
106 Right Upper Eyelid Margin Includes upper eyelid margin and palpebral conjunctiva
107 Left Upper Eyelid Margin Includes upper eyelid margin and palpebral conjunctiva
108 Right Cornea Includes cornea and corneal limbus
109 Left Cornea Includes cornea and corneal limbus
110 Right Sclera Includes bulbar conjuctiva
111 Left Sclera Includes bulbar conjuctiva
112 Right Lower Eyelid Margin Includes lower eyelid margin and palpebral conjunctiva
113 Left Lower Eyelid Margin Includes lower eyelid margin and palpebral conjunctiva
114 Right Lower Eyelid  
115 Left Lower Eyelid  
116 Superior Helix of Right Ear Includes apex and spine of the helix of pinna
117 Superior Helix of Left Ear Includes apex and spine of the helix of pinna
118 Inferior Helix of Right Ear Includes spine of the helix of pinna
119 Inferior Helix of Left Ear Includes spine of the helix of pinna
120 Superior Antihelix of Right Ear Includes antihelix, triangular fossa and scaphoid fossa
121 Superior Antihelix of Left Ear Includes antihelix, triangular fossa and scaphoid fossa
122 Inferior Antihelix of Right Ear Includes antihelix and scaphoid fossa
123 Inferior Antihelix of Left Ear Includes antihelix and scaphoid fossa
124 Conchal Bowl of Right Ear Includes the crus of the helix
125 Conchal Bowl of Left Ear Includes the crus of the helix
126 Tragus of Right Ear  
127 Tragus of Left Ear  
128 Right Ear Antitragus  
129 Left Ear Antitragus  
130 Right Ear Lobule  
131 Left Ear Lobule  
132 Posterior Helix of Right Ear Includes spine of the helix of pinna
133 Posterior Helix of Left Ear Includes spine of the helix of pinna
134 Posterior Helix of Right Ear Includes spine of the helix of pinna
135 Posterior Helix of Left Ear Includes spine of the helix of pinna
136 Right Superior Posterior Surface of the Pinna  
137 Left Superior Posterior Surface of the Pinna  
138 Right Inferior Posterior Surface of the Pinna  
139 Left Inferior Posterior Surface of the Pinna  
140 Posterior Lobule of the Right Ear  
141 Posterior Lobule of the Left Ear  
142 Labial Mucosa of the Right Upper Lip Includes superior labial sulcus, superiolateral sulcus and buccal pouch
143 Labial Mucosa of the Left Upper Lip Includes superior labial sulcus, superiolateral sulcus and buccal pouch
144 Right Maxillary Gingiva  
145 Left Maxillary Gingiva  
146 Right Palatal Mucosa  
147 Left Palatal Mucosa  
148 Right Tonsillar Pillar Includes anterior and posterior tonsillar pillars
149 Uvula  
150 Right Posterior Oropharynx  
151 Left Tonsillar Pillar Includes anterior and posterior tonsillar pillars
152 Right Posterior Tongue Includes base of tongue
153 Left Posterior Oropharynx  
154 Right Mid Tongue  
155 Left Posterior Tongue Includes base of tongue
156 Right Anterior Tongue  
157 Left Mid Tongue  
158 Right Floor of Mouth  
159 Left Anterior Tongue  
160 Right Maxillary Gingiva  
161 Left Floor of Mouth  
162 Labial Mucosa of the Right Lower Lip Includes inferior labial sulcus, inferiolateral sulcus and buccal pouch
163 Left Maxillary Gingiva  
164 Right Medial Canthus Includes lateral superior nose
165 Labial Mucosa of the Left Lower Lip Includes inferior labial sulcus, inferiolateral sulcus and buccal pouch
166 Right Lateral Canthus  
167 Left Medial Canthus Includes lateral superior nose
169 Left Lateral Canthus  
200 Umbilicus  
201 Presternal Chest  
202 Right Upper Anterior Chest  
203 Left Upper Anterior Chest  
204 Right Nipple  
205 Left Nipple  
206 Right Areola  
207 Left Areola  
208 Right Upper Outer Quadrant of Breast  
209 Leftt Upper Outer Quadrant of Breast  
210 Right Upper Inner Quadrant of Breast  
211 Left Upper Inner Quadrant of Breast  
212 Right Lower Inner Quadrant of Breast Includes inframammary fold
213 Left Lower Inner Quadrant of Breast Includes inframammary fold
214 Right Lower Outer Quadrant of Breast Includes inframammary fold
215 Left Lower Outer Quadrant of Breast Includes inframammary fold
216 Right Lower Anterior Chest Includes lower lateral chest
217 Left Lower Anterior Chest Includes lower lateral chest
218 Right Upper Abdomen  
219 Left Upper Abdomen  
220 Right Lower Abdomen Includes lower lateral abdomen
221 Left Lower Abdomen Includes lower lateral abdomen
222 Right Inguinocrural Fold Includes the superior anterior thigh
223 Left Inguinocrural Fold Includes the superior anterior thigh
224 Right Upper Back Scapular Region Includes suprascapular, scapular and upper paraspinal back
225 Left Upper Back Scapular Region Includes suprascapular, scapular and upper paraspinal back
226 Right Mid Back Includes mid paraspinal region
227 Left Mid Back Includes mid paraspinal region
228 Right Lumbosacral Back Includes lumbar area, sacral area and lower paraspinal region
229 Left Lumbosacral Back Includes lumbar area, sacral area and lower paraspinal region
230 Right Buttock  
231 Left Buttock  
232 Upper Paraspinal Region  
233 Upper Medial Abdomen  
234 Mid Paraspinal Region  
235 Lower Medial Abdomen  
236 Lower Paraspinal Region  
238 Intragluteal Cleft  
300 Right Anterior Upper Arm Includes anterior medial and anterior medial upper arm, anterior and lateral shoulder
301 Left Anterior Upper Arm Includes anterior medial and anterior medial upper arm, anterior and lateral shoulder
302 Right Antecubital Fossa  
303 Right Antecubital Fossa  
304 Right Volar Forearm Includes volar, radial and ulnar forearm
305 Left Volar Forearm Includes volar, radial and ulnar forearm
306 Right Posterior Upper Arm Includes posterior medial and posterior lateral upper arm, posterior and lateral shoulder
307 Left Posterior Upper Arm Includes posterior medial and posterior lateral upper arm, posterior and lateral shoulder
308 Right Elbow Includes medial, lateral and tip of elbow
309 Left Elbow Includes medial, lateral and tip of elbow
310 Right Dorsal Forearm Includes dorsal, radial and ulnar forearm
311 Left Dorsal Forearm Includes dorsal, radial and ulnar forearm
312 Right Dorsal Wrist Includes dorsal, ulnar and radial wrist
313 Left Dorsal Wrist Includes dorsal, ulnar and radial wrist
314 Dorsum of Right Hand Includes heads of second, third, fourth and fifth metacarpals, second, third and fourth digital web spaces
315 Dorsum of Left Hand Includes heads of second, third, fourth and fifth metacarpals, second, third and fourth digital web spaces
316 Dorsal Thumb of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial thumb, proximal and distal phalynx of thumb, paronychium of thumb
317 Dorsal Thumb of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial thumb, proximal and distal phalynx of thumb, paronychium of thumb
318 Dorsal Little Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial little finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of little finger, paronychium of little finger
319 Dorsal Little Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial little finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of little finger, paronychium of little finger
320 Dorsal Ring Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial ring finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of ring finger, paronychium of ring finger
321 Dorsal Ring Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial ring finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of ring finger, paronychium of ring finger
322 Dorsal Middle Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial middle finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of middle finger, paronychium of middle finger
323 Dorsal Middle Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial middle finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of middle finger, paronychium of middle finger
324 Dorsal Index Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial index finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of index finger, paronychium of index finger
325 Dorsal Index Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial index finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of index finger, paronychium of index finger
326 Thumb Nail of the Right Hand Includes paronychium of thumb, thumb nail and nail bed of thumb
327 Thumb Nail of the Left Hand Includes paronychium of thumb, thumb nail and nail bed of thumb
328 Nail of the Index Finger of the Right Hand Includes paronychium of index finger, nail of index finger, and nail bed of index finger
329 Nail of the Index Finger of the Left Hand Includes paronychium of index finger, nail of index finger, and nail bed of index finger
330 Nail of the Middle Finger of the Right Hand Includes paronychium of middle finger, nail of middle finger, and nail bed of middle finger
331 Nail of the Middle Finger of the Left Hand Includes paronychium of middle finger, nail of middle finger, and nail bed of middle finger
332 Nail of the Ring Finger of the Right Hand Includes paronychium of ring finger, nail of ring finger, and nail bed of ring finger
333 Nail of the Ring Finger of the Left Hand Includes paronychium of ring finger, nail of ring finger, and nail bed of ring finger
334 Nail of the Little Finger of the Right Hand Includes paronychium of little finger, nail of little finger, and nail bed of little finger
335 Nail of the Little Finger of the Left Hand Includes paronychium of little finger, nail of little finger, and nail bed of little finger
336 Volar Right Wrist Includes radial and ulnar wrist
337 Volar Left Wrist Includes radial and ulnar wrist
338 Thenar Eminence of the Right Hand Includes lateral surface of right hand
339 Thenar Eminence of the Left Hand Includes lateral surface of left hand
340 Palmar Surface of the Right Hand Includes the central and distal palm
341 Palmar Surface of the Left Hand Includes the central and distal palm
342 Hypothenar Eminence of the Right Hand Includes medial surface of right hand
343 Hypothenar Eminence of the Left Hand Includes medial surface of left hand
344 Palmar thumb of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial thumb, proximal and distal phalynx of thumb, and pad of the thumb
345 Palmar thumb of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial thumb, proximal and distal phalynx of thumb, and pad of the thumb
346 Palmar Index Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial index finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of index finger, pad of index finger
347 Palmar Index Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial index finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of index finger, pad of index finger
348 Palmar Middle Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial middle finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of middle finger, pad of middle finger
349 Palmar Middle Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial middle finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of middle finger, pad of middle finger
350 Palmar Ring Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial ring finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of ring finger, pad of ring finger
351 Palmar Ring Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial ring finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of ring finger, pad of ring finger
352 Palmar Little Finger of the Right Hand Includes lateral and medial little finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of little finger, pad of little finger
353 Palmar Little Finger of the Left Hand Includes lateral and medial little finger; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of little finger, pad of little finger
354 Right Axilla Includes apex of the axilla, anterior and posterior axillary fold
355 Left Axilla Includes apex of the axilla, anterior and posterior axillary fold
400 Right Medial Upper Thigh  
401 Left Medial Upper Thigh  
402 Right Anterior Thigh Includes lateral thigh and lower medial thigh
403 Left Anterior Thigh Includes lateral thigh and lower medial thigh
404 Patellar Region of Right Knee Includes medial and lateral knee
405 Patellar Region of Left Knee Includes medial and lateral knee
406 Right Anterior Lower Leg Includes medial and lateral lower leg, and shin
407 Left Anterior Lower Leg Includes medial and lateral lower leg, and shin
408 Right Posterior Thigh Includes medial and lateral thigh
409 Left Posterior Thigh Includes medial and lateral thigh
410 Right Popliteal Fossa  
411 Left Popliteal Fossa  
412 Right Posterior Lower Leg Includes posterior, medial and lateral calf
413 Left Posterior Lower Leg Includes posterior, medial and lateral calf
414 Right Lateral Ankle Includes anterior, posterior and lateral ankle, lateral malleolus, Achilles region
415 Left Lateral Ankle Includes anterior, posterior and lateral ankle, lateral malleolus, Achilles region
416 Right Lateral Heel Includes lateral and posterior heel
417 Left Lateral Heel Includes lateral and posterior heel
418 Right Dorsal Lateral Foot Includes second, third and fourth interdigital web space, heads of the second, third and fourth metatarsals
419 Left Dorsal Lateral Foot Includes second, third and fourth interdigital web space, heads of the second, third and fourth metatarsals
420 Right Dorsal Medial Foot Includes first and second interdigital web space, heads of the first and second metatarsals
421 Left Dorsal Medial Foot Includes first and second interdigital web space, heads of the first and second metatarsals
422 Dosal Surface of the Right Great Toe Includes lateral and medial great toe, proximal and distal phalynx of great toe, paronychium of great toe
423 Dosal Surface of the Left Great Toe Includes lateral and medial great toe, proximal and distal phalynx of great toe, paronychium of great toe
424 Dosal Surface of the Right Second Toe Includes lateral and medial second toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of second toe, paronychium of second toe
425 Dosal Surface of the Left Second Toe Includes lateral and medial second toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of second toe, paronychium of second toe
426 Dosal Surface of the Right Third Toe Includes lateral and medial third toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of third toe, paronychium of third toe
427 Dosal Surface of the Left Third Toe Includes lateral and medial third toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of third toe, paronychium of third toe
428 Dosal Surface of the Right Fourth Toe Includes lateral and medial fourth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fourth toe, paronychium of fourth toe
429 Dosal Surface of the Left Fourth Toe Includes lateral and medial fourth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fourth toe, paronychium of fourth toe
430 Dosal Surface of the Right Fifth Toe Includes lateral and medial fifth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fifth toe, paronychium of fifth toe
431 Dosal Surface of the Left Fifth Toe Includes lateral and medial fifth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fifth toe, paronychium of fifth toe
432 Nail of the Great Toe of the Right Foot Includes paronychium of great toe, nail of the great toe and nail bed of great toe
433 Nail of the Great Toe of the Left Foot Includes paronychium of great toe, nail of the great toe and nail bed of great toe
434 Nail of the Second Toe of the Right Foot Includes paronychium of second toe, nail of second toe, and nail bed of second toe
435 Nail of the Second Toe of the Left Foot Includes paronychium of second toe, nail of second toe, and nail bed of second toe
436 Nail of the Third Toe of the Right Foot Includes paronychium of third toe, nail of third toe, and nail bed of third toe
437 Nail of the Third Toe of the Left Foot Includes paronychium of third toe, nail of third toe, and nail bed of third toe
438 Nail of the Fourth Toe of the Right Foot Includes paronychium of fourth toe, nail of fourth toe, and nail bed of fourth toe
439 Nail of the Fourth Toe of the Left Foot Includes paronychium of fourth toe, nail of fourth toe, and nail bed of fourth toe
440 Nail of the Fifth Toe of the Right Foot Includes paronychium of fifth toe, nail of fifth toe, and nail bed of fifth toe
441 Nail of the Fifth Toe of the Left Foot Includes paronychium of fifth toe, nail of fifth toe, and nail bed of fifth toe
442 Right Medial Ankle Includes anterior, posterior and lateral ankle, medial malleolus, Achilles region
443 Left Medial Ankle Includes anterior, posterior and lateral ankle, medial malleolus, Achilles region
444 Right Medial Heel Includes medial and posterior heel
445 Left Medial Heel Includes medial and posterior heel
446 Plantar Surface of Great Toe of the Right Foot Includes lateral and medial great toe, proximal and distal phalynx of great toe, pad of great toe
447 Plantar Surface of Great Toe of the Left Foot Includes lateral and medial great toe, proximal and distal phalynx of great toe, pad of great toe
448 Plantar Surface of Second Toe of the Right Foot Includes lateral and medial second toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of second toe, pad of second toe
449 Plantar Surface of Second Toe of the Left Foot Includes lateral and medial second toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of second toe, pad of second toe
450 Plantar Surface of Third Toe of the Right Foot Includes lateral and medial third toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of third toe, pad of third toe
451 Plantar Surface of Third Toe of the Left Foot Includes lateral and medial third toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of third toe, pad of third toe
452 Plantar Surface of Fourth Toe of the Right Foot Includes lateral and medial fourth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fourth toe, pad of fourth toe
453 Plantar Surface of Fourth Toe of the Left Foot Includes lateral and medial fourth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fourth toe, pad of fourth toe
454 Plantar Surface of Fifth Toe of the Right Foot Includes lateral and medial fifth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fifth toe, pad of fifth toe
455 Plantar Surface of Fifth Toe of the Left Foot Includes lateral and medial fifth toe; proximal, middle and distal phalynx of fifth toe, pad of fifth toe
456 Plantar Surface of the Right Forefoot  
457 Plantar Surface of the Left Forefoot  
458 Medial Plantar Surface of the Right Foot Includes arch of the foot
459 Medial Plantar Surface of the Left Foot  
460 Plantar Surface of the Right Heel  
461 Lateral Plantar Surface of the Left Foot  
462 Lateral Plantar Surface of the Right Foot  
463 Plantar Surface of the Left Heel  
500 Prepuce of the Clitoris  
501 Base of the Penis  
502 Clitoris  
503 Scrotum  
504 Urethral Orifice  
505 Scrotum  
506 Vaginal Introitus  
507 Body of the Penis  
508 Posterior Fourchette  
509 External Penile Prepuce Includes coronal sulcus
510 Perineum  
511 Glans of the Penis  
512 Anus  
513 Penile Urethral Meatus  
514 Right Labia Minora  
515 Left Labia Minora  
516 Vestibule  
517 Urethral Orifice  
518 Left Genitocrural Fold  
519 Right Genitocrural Fold