Depiction of the Spleen and Pericardium meridians in relation to surface and sub-surface anatomical landmarks. 2 A, B: Cross sectional images of the right forearm as shown through ultrasound and gross anatomical cross section (obtained from the Visual Human Database). The Pericardium segment is located between the flexor carpi radialis and flexor digitorum superficialis muscles. 2 C, D: Cross sectional images of the right leg as shown through ultrasound and cadaveric cross section. The Spleen segment is located between the medial crest of the tibia and the flexor digitorum longus muscle. Blue arrows point to approximate sites where meridian and control needles were inserted.
Ahn et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2005 5:10 doi:10.1186/1472-6882-5-10