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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

 

Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck

Superficial nerves and blood vessels; platysma, anterolateral view

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Image #72-5
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KEYWORDS: Head, Connective Tissue, Peripheral Nervous System, Vasculature

Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck
Superficial nerves and blood vessels; platysma, anterolateral view
The skin and subcutaneous connective tissue have been removed except for a narrow vertical band which remains in the midline.
1. Ocular orbicular muscle
2. Nasal apex
3. Superior labial quadratic muscle
4. Zygomatic muscle
5. External maxillary artery
6. Rima oris
7. Triangular muscle
8. Inferior labial quadratic muscle
9. Transversus menti muscle
10. Remnant of skin
11. Auricula
12. Parotid-masseteric fascia
13. Accessory parotid gland
14. Sternocleidomastoid muscle (covered by fascia colli)
15. Facial nerve (VII) (buccal branch)
16. Cutaneous nerve filaments
17. Risorius muscle
18. Auricularis magnus nerve (covered by fascia)
19. External jugular vein (covered by fascia)
20. Subcutaneous veins
21. Fascia colli covering posterior cervical triangle
22. Branch of cutaneous colli nerve
23. Platysma
24. Medial supraclavicular nerve
*. [Legend above restored translation from Latin]