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LECOM Bradenton One-Liners Anatomy Head and Neck

Vertebral level of hyoid bone

CV3

Vertebral level of thyroid cartilage

CV4,5

Vertebral level of cricoid cartilage

CV6

Muscles that are innervated by CN XI

Trapezius, SCM

Structures that course between anterior and middle scalene

Brachial plexus, subclavian artery

Innervation of omohyoid, sternohyoid and sternothyroid

Ansa cervicalis (C1-3 ventral rami)

Innervation of digastric

Anterior belly = CN V (trigeminal)
Posterior belly = CN VII (facial)

Innervation of carotid sinus and carotid body

CN IX(glasopharyngeal),CN X(vagus)

Major structures to pass through pharyngeal wall superior to

Auditory tube, levator veli palatini superior constrictor

Nerves of pharyngeal plexus

CN IX(abducence) (mucosa), CN X(vagus) (musculature), Sympathetics (vasomotor)

Only muscle innervated by CN IX

Stylopharyngeus

Structures that pierce thyrohyoid membrane

Internal laryngeal nerve, superior laryngeal artery

Only muscle to abduct vocal cords

Posterior cricoarytenoid

Innervation of cricothyroid

External laryngeal nerve

Innervation of laryngeal muscles exclusive of cricothyroid

Recurrent laryngeal

Muscle that increases tension on vocal cords

Cricothyroid

Sensory nerve to larynx superior to vocal cords

Internal laryngeal

Sensory nerve to larynx inferior to vocal cords

Recurrent laryngeal

Site of aspirated lodged fishbone

Piriform recess

Afferent and efferent limbs of gag reflex

CN IX - CN X

Afferent and efferent limbs of cough reflex

CN X - CN X

Nerve at risk when performing thyroidectomy

Lt & Rt recurrent laryngeal nerves

Nerve injury that causes hoarseness following thyroid surgery

Recurrent laryngeal

Chief structures that traverse internal acoustic meatus

CN VII and VIII

Foramen where CN VII exits skull

Stylomastoid foramen

Major arterial supply to calvaria and supratentorial dura

Middle meningeal

Major cutaneous nerve of face

CN V

Major artery to internal structures of head

Maxillary

Spinal levels of sympathetic fibers to head

T1 - 2

Autonomic ganglia for CN III

Ciliary

Sensory ganglia for CN VII

Geniculate

Autonomic ganglia for CN VII

PPG and submandibular

Autonomic ganglia for CN IX

Otic

Muscle attached to disc of TMJ

Lateral pterygoid

Muscle that retracts mandible

Temporalis

Major nerve to TMJ (pain)

Auriculotemporal (V3)

Specific nerves that elicit secretion from the parotid gland

Tympanic branch of CN IX and lesser petrosal

Branch of CN V that carries parasympathetics to parotid

Auriculotemporal (V3)

Structure that opens into superior meatus of nasal cavity

Posterior ethmoid sinus

Structures that open into middle meatus of nasal cavity

Frontal, maxillary, anterior and middle ethmoid sinuses

Structure that opens into inferior meatus of nasal cavity

Nasolacrimal duct

Major artery to nasal cavity

Sphenopalatine

Most common site of nose bleed

Kiesselbach's plexus

Innervation of levator veli palatini

CN X

Muscle that opens auditory tube

Tensor veli palatini

Innervation of tensor veli palatini

CN V3

Nerve that provides taste to anterior 2/3 of tongue

Chorda tympani

Site of cell bodies for nerve that carries taste to anterior 2/3 of tongue

Geniculate ganglion

Specific nerve that elicits secretion from submandibular gland

Chorda tympani

Branch of CN V that carries parasympathetic to submandibular

Lingual

Nerve injured when tonsilar pillars sag and uvula deviates

CN X

Nerve potentially injured with tonsillectomy

CN IX

Muscle that protrudes tongue

Genioglossus

Nerve injured when deviation of protruded tongue

Ipsilateral CN XII

Specific nerve that stimulates tear production

Greater petrosal CN VII

Sensory nerve to cornea

CN V1 (nasociliary)

Muscle that elevates and abducts eye

Inferior oblique

Muscle that depresses and abducts eye

Superior oblique

Site of preganglionic nerve cells that elicits dilation of pupil

Lateral horn, T1 - 2

Site of postganglionic nerve cells that elicits dilation of pupil

Superior cervical ganglion

Site of preganglionic nerve cells that elicits constriction of pupil

Edinger-Westphal

Site of postganglionic nerve cells that elicits constriction of pupil

Ciliary ganglion

Innervation of external surface of tympanic membrane

Auriculotemporal(V3),CN X

Innervation of internal surface of tympanic membrane

CN IX

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