Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck

Levator scapulae and scalene muscles, lateral view

Image #75-6

KEYWORDS: Muscles and tendons.

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Dissection of anterior and lateral regions of neck
Levator scapulae and scalene muscles, lateral view
The prevertebral fascia has been removed and the clavicle partially resected.
1 . Mandible and inferior alveolar nerve
2 . Anterior belly digastric muscle
3 . Hyoid bone (covered by fibrous tissue)
4 . Upper pointer: Common carotid artery Lower pointer: Internal jugular vein
5 . Thyrohyoid muscle
6 . Ansa hypoglossi
7 . Thyroid gland
8 . Anterior scalene muscle
9 . Suprascapular nerve
10 . Upper pointer: Transverse scapular artery Lower pointer: Phrenic nerve
11 . Brachial plexus (upper trunk)
12 . Sternoclavicular articular disc (clavicle removed)
13 . Subclavian vein
14 . Acromion
15 . Glenohumeral joint
16 . Posterior belly of digastric muscle
17 . Splenius capitis muscle
18 . Greater auricular nerve
19 . Accessory nerve (XI) (cut across)
20 . Superficial cutaneous nerve (cut off)
21 . Supraclavicular nerves (cut off)
22 . Levator scapulae muscle
23 . Superficial cervical artery
24 . Middle scalene muscle
25 . Fascicle of levator scapulae muscle which joins serratus anterior muscle
26 . Upper pointer: Posterior scalene muscle Lower pointer: transverse colli artery
27 . Serratus anterior muscle
28 . Clavicle
29 . Supraspinatus muscle
30 . Subclavian artery
31 . Infraspinatus muscle
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