Dermatome Chart / Dermatome Map

Use of the following dermatome chart/map is free for personal use in reports and educational presentations on condition the copyright on the poster is kept intact and no alterations are made to the chart. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following dermatome chart, but if inaccuracies are found in the poster, please contact us so we may amend the chart accordingly.

Please note that the dermatome diagram is supplied in good faith, and by downloading the chart, you are confirming that you have checked the chart is accurate for the purposes you wish to use it for, and will not hold apparelyzed liable for any damages, direct or consequential arising from it's use. Use of the dermatome chart below for commercial gain or resale is prohibited without the expressed written consent of If any of the dermatome images below are used on the internet, a return link to must be included on the page containing the image.

Test Dermatome Points at Dots

  • Upper Body Test Points
    C2 - Occipital Protuberance
    C3 - Supraclavicular Fossa
    C4 - Acromioclavicular Joint
    C5 - Lateral Antecubital Fossa
    C6 - Thumb
    C7 - Middle Finger
    C8 - Little Finger
    T1 - Medial Antecubital Fossa
    T2 - Apex of Axilla

  • Lower Body Test Points
    L1 - Upper Anterior Thigh
    L2 - Mid Anterior Thigh
    L3 - Medial Femoral Condyle
    L4 - Medial Malleolus
    L5 - Dorsum 3rd MTP Joint
    S1 - Lateral Heel
    S2 - Popliteal Fossa
    S3 - Ischial Tuberosity
    S5 - Perianal Area

V1 - Ophthalmic Division of Trigeminal Nerve (Upper Face)
V2 - Maxillary Division of Trigeminal Nerve (Mid Face)
V3 - Mandibular Division of Trigeminal Nerve (Lower Face)

Dermatome sectors on all diagrams are approximate, due to the way sensory nerves overlap.

Anterior dermatome chart Posterior dermatome chart Top view of dermatome chart Dermatomes of the head