A. and P. Triangles of the Neck/ Cervical Viscera

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the right recurrent laryngeal nerve loops behind which structure?
the superior and middle thyroid veins drain into what?
the external jugular vein, suprascapular artery, and subclavian artery are contained in which portion of the posterior cervical triangle?
innervation of geniohyoid
this area of deep cervical fascia is limited to the anterior portion of the neck and it contains a muscular portion (surrounds infrahyoid muscles) and a vascular portion ( surround
the thyrocervical trunk comes from which artery?
inferior border of the posterior cervical triangle
innervation of the longus colli
this carotid artery has no branches in the neck
The laryngeal prominence, larger in males, is located at which vertebra level?
fascia of the neck prevents the spread of what?
innervation of the thryohyoid
Bifurcation of common carotid artery into external and internal carotid arteries occurs at what cervical vertebra level?
portion of the pharynx that is posterior to the nose and superior to the soft palate
motor innervation of the salpingopharyngeus
innervation of the middle scalene (roots?)
the posterior cervical triangle is subdivided by which muscle?
Head bends to affected side and face turns away.Facial asymmetry can occur, because of growth retardation on affected side.
attachment of the middle constrictor muscle of the pharynx?
provides motor innervation to most of the muscles of the tongue
motor innervation of the sternocleidomastoid
triangle bounded by anterior belly of omohyoid, posterior belly of digastric, and anterior border of SCM
three layers of deep fascia in the neck
the roots of C1-C4 make up the _____?
innervation of the anterior scalene (roots?)
small depression of the laryngealpharyngeal cavity on each side of inlet
digestive organ that directs food to the esophagus.
Thin, broad sheet of muscle within superficial fascia of the neck that is used in facial expression
motor innervation of superior constrictor muscle
(from C2 and C3 roots) ascends superiorly across SCM. Supplies the skin over parotid, posterior auricle, and skin from mandible to mastoid process
triangle Bounded by anterior border of SCM, superior belly of omohyoid, midline of neck
nose opens into the nasopharynx via what structures?
supplies blood to the superior portion of the thyroid gland
innervation of the longus capitis
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hyoid bone lies at the level of which vertebra
the surgical creation of an artificial airway in the trachea (windpipe) on the anterior surface of the neck.
first branch of subclavian artery
which muscle of the pharynx attaches along the oblique line of the thyroid cartilage and on the cricoid cartilage laterally
innervation of posterior belly of digastric muscle
origin of the salpingopharyngeus
True or False: the stylopharyngeus, salpingopharyngeus, and palatopharyngeus serve to shorten and widen pharynx during swallowing and speaking.
a rib which arises from the seventh cervical vertebrae (above the normal first rib).
the sternocleidomastiod and the trapezius muscle are surrounded by this layer of the deep fascia of the neck
Anterior boundary of the anterior cervical triangle
enlargement of the thyroid gland
surgical removal of the thyroid gland
nerve is located in the tracheo-esophageal groove.
innervation of the sternohyoid
the sternal head of the sternocleidomastoid attaches to what?
this layer of the deep cervical fascia forms a sheath around the vertebra and it's surrounding muscles
nerve that supplies the skin of the neck and scalp posteriosuperior to the auricle. Comes from C2
2nd portion of the subclavian artery
motor innervation of middle constrictor muscle and inferior constrictor muscles
which artery crosses the recurrent (inferior) laryngeal nerve?
which muscle divides the neck into anterior and posterior triangles?
triangle located between inferior mandible and anterior and posterior bellies of the digastric muscle
sinus between the palatoglossal and palatopharyngeal arches
innervation of stylohyoid muscle
arises from the C3 and C4 nerve roots and passes under the cover of the SCM and sends small branches to the skin of the neck and across the clavicle to supply skin over shoulder
the point of entry to the venous system for central line placement to administer parenteral (nutritional) fluids and medications and to measure central venous pressure.
innervation of the posterior scalene (roots?)
innervation of the cricothryroid muscle
anterior border of the posterior cervical triangle
this portion of the pharynx is bounded by the soft palate superiorly, the base of the tongue inferiorly and the platoglossal and platopharyngeal arches laterally
Superior boundary of the anterior cervical triangle
what lies posterior to the transverse cervical artery and suprascapular artery as they cross the anterior surface of the scalenus anterior muscle.
sensory innervation of the sternocleidomastoid
innervation of the splenius capitis
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innervation of platysma
junction between the thorax and the neck is known as the
fascia with common carotid artery, internal jugular vein, and vagus nerve
an emergency procedure where a cut or passageway is made in the cricothyroid membrane.
motor innevation of tensor veli palatini
what attaches to the pharyngeal tubercle?
an incomplete circular band of lymphoid tissues around the superior pharynx
motor innervation of the palatopharyngeus
inferior thyroid vein drains into
innervation anterior belly of digastric muscle
the submental, submandibular, the carotid, and the muscular triangles make up the ____ ____ _____?
innervation of the sternothyroid
the superior laryngeal nerve is a branch from which nerve
inferior thyroid artery arises from
muscle that opens the pharyngeal orifice of the eustachian tube during swallowing
what muscle is the landmark for the division of the subclavian arteries
(from C2 and C3 roots) supplies the skin covering the anterior cervical region
Lateral boundary of the anterior cervical triangle
roof of posterior cervical triangle
originates chiefly from the C4 nerve root (but receives contributions from C3 and C5. innervates the diaphragm.
provides motor innervation to Cricothyroid muscle
This lobe is an embryological remnant of the thyroglossal duct
supplies blood to the inferior part of the thyroid gland
innervation of the omohyoid
the roots of the brachial plexus appear between which 2 muscles?
triangle located between Between body of hyoid bone and right and left anterior bellies of the digastric muscles
the occipital artery comes from which main artery?
provides sensory innervation above vocal folds
posterior border of the posterior cervical triangle
which tonsils lie in the tonsillar fossa?
which nerve passes through the occipital triangle?
innervation of stylopharyngeus
the largest and most clinically important fascial interspace of the neck because it is the major pathway for the spread of infection

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