Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

General orientation views of dissection

Superficial structures of head and neck; lateral view

Image #49-1

KEYWORDS: Connective tissue, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature, Fascia and connective tissue, Muscles and tendons, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature, Overview, Overview.

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General orientation views of dissection
Superficial structures of head and neck; lateral view
The skin has been removed and the subcutaneous connective tissue dissected to display nerves, blood vessels and the facial musculature. Close-up views of selected areas of this dissection are to be found as follows
1 . Parietal branch superficial temporal artery
2 . Branch of supraorbital nerve
3 . Frontalis muscle
4 . Branch frontal superficial temporal artery
5 . Anterior auricular muscle
6 . Zygomaticotemporal branch zygomatic nerve
7 . Orbicularis oculi muscle
8 . Zygomatico-orbital artery
9 . Zygomatic branches facial nerve
10 . Angular head levator labii superioris muscle
11 . Accessory parotid gland
12 . Buccal branch facial nerve
13 . Infraorbital head levator labii superioris muscle
14 . Zygomaticus muscle
15 . External maxillary artery
16 . Risorius muscle
17 . Orbicularis oris muscle
18 . Depressor anguli oris muscle
19 . Depressor labii inferioris muscle
20 . Mentalis muscle
21 . Platysma
22 . Galea aponeurotica
23 . Occipital artery
24 . Greater occipital nerve
25 . Occipital muscle
26 . Upper pointer: Auricularis superior muscle Lower pointer: Superficial temporal branches of auriculotemporal nerve
27 . Lesser occipital nerve
28 . Posterior auricular muscle
29 . Posterior auricular lymph nodes
30 . Parotid fascia
31 . Sterniocleidomastoid muscle (covered by superficial fascia)
32 . Branches lesser occipital nerve
33 . Branches of greater auricular nerve
34 . Greater auricular it
35 . Posterior cervical triangle
36 . Trapezius muscle (covered by superficial fascia)
37 . External jugular vein
38 . Acromion
39 . Deltoid muscle
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