Exploration of the meninges and brain in situ

Close-up view of layers of scalp, calvaria and dura mater in left posterior auricular region

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Exploration of the meninges and brain in situ
Close-up view of layers of scalp, calvaria and dura mater in left posterior auricular region
1 . Middle meningeal artery (posterior branch)
2 . Skin
3 . Superficial fascia
4 . Galea aponeurotica
5 . Pericranium
6 . External plate of occipital bone
7 . Posterior temporal diploic vein
8 . Internal plate of occipital bone
9 . Dura mater (note plexus of small dural veins in this area in the view)
10 . Occipitalis muscle (cut across)
11 . Auricle
12 . Posterior auricular vein
13 . Transverse sinus (dural covering cut away)
14 . Parietomastoid suture
15 . Mastoid part of temporal bone
16 . Mastoid emissary and occipitomastoid suture