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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Dissection of ear from lateral aspect

Superficial structures of right auricle, posterior view

Image #59-4

KEYWORDS: Ear, Peripheral nervous system, Vasculature.

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Dissection of ear from lateral aspect
Superficial structures of right auricle, posterior view
1 . Occipitalis muscle
2 . Subcutaneous tissue of scalp
3 . Posterior auricular muscle
4 . Aberrant slip of posterior auricular muscle
5 . Posterior auricular nerve (note branch to muscle (4))
6 . Superficial fascia
7 . Posterior auricular lymph nodes
8 . Superior auricular muscle
9 . Helix
10 . Branch of lesser occipital nerve
11 . Cornchal eminence
12 . Sulcus of crura of helix
13 . Auricular branch of posterior auricular artery
14 . Auricular branch vagus nerve
15 . Lobule