Case Files Anatomy, 3/E

53 real-life clinical cases that illustrate essential concepts in gross anatomy

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You need exposure to clinical cases in order to pass course exams and ace the USMLE Step 1–and this app provides exactly that. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key basic science concepts, definitions of key terms, anatomy pearls, and USMLE-style review questions. Content from Lange Case Files anatomy books, a perennial bestseller. 

Primer on how to approach clinical problems and think like a doctor

This free application includes 1 sample case study from the 53 that are available through an in-app purchase of $29.99 of Case Files Anatomy.

 Proven learning system improves your shelf exam scores

Each case has been designed for the iPad and iPhone/iPod with interactive features. With this system, you will learn in the context of real patients, rather than merely memorize facts.

Clinical pearls highlight key concepts

The 53 high-yield cases in Anatomy will help you excel on the clerkship and improve your anatomy shelf exam score.


“Learning on a cadaver helps you understand anatomy in 3-D; Case Files: Anatomy will help you understand that anatomy and how you’ll use it in real clinical practice.”

Brad Miller, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

“This handy little [app] has everything you need to review gross anatomy…[It’s] perfect for first-years just starting anatomy, second-years preparing for the boards, and third- and fourth-years going over their anatomy for their surgery rotations.”

Kathleen M. Donahue, third year medical student, Midwestern University/Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine

“A good job well done! Amazing interface and very well executed. Hats off and and thumbs up!!”

Kimberly Taylor

App Features:
  • Highlight key concepts
  • Study/Exam/Bookmark modes are available for USMLE-style review questions.
  • In the Study mode, check the answers as you tackle the questions.
  • In the Exam mode, time yourself and review the answers after the time is up.
  • In the Bookmark mode, review only the questions you have flagged for further study.
  • File away correctly answered questions after each practice quiz.
  • Choose the number of questions in each practice quiz: 25, 50, 75, 100, 200, or all.
  • Opt to include questions from previous quizzes.
  • Learn further from interactive questions at the end of each case, with explanations.
  • Sort cases by name or by case number, an added feature not found in the Lange Case Files Anatomy books.
  • Take down notes using the Notes section for each case.
  • Study in horizontal or vertical mode on the iPhone and the iPad.
  • Store quiz scores to track your progress.
App Contents:

Section I: Applying Basic Sciences to Clinical Situations

  • Part 1. Approach to Learning
  • Part 2. Approach to Disease
  • Part 3: Approach to Reading

Section II: Clinical Cases – 53 Case Scenarios

Section III: Listing of Cases

  • Listing by Case Number
  • Listing by Disorder

Each case includes the following sections:

Case Description

  • Answers to
  • Approach to
  • Clinical Pearls
  • Case Questions and Answers
About the Authors

Eugene C. Toy, MD is a dual certified family physician and ob/gyn and is Academic Chief and Program Director for the Obstetrics and Gynecology residency at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, where he is also actively involved in teaching medical students.

Lawrence M. Ross, MD, PhD is Adjunct Professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.

Leonard J. Cleary, PhD is Senior Lecturer and Gross Anatomy Course Director in the Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy at The University of Texas–Houston Medical School in Houston, Texas.

Cristo Papasakelariou, MD is Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He is also the Clinical Director of Gynecologic Surgery at Christus St. Joseph Hospital in Houston, Texas.

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