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H&N Fascia & Triangles
Terms in this set (14)
The investing fascia surrounds what 5 structures of the neck?
(think you invest in the ______ Market)
This investing Fascial layer has lots of attachment sites.
(Think this "investing" was an "inf (3) mes, MCLS)
inf. border and angle of mandible
inf. border of zygomatic arch
inf. border hyoid bone
mastoid & styloid process
Ext Occ Protuberance
Sup Nuchal Line
Spine of scapula
What are the layers of fascia on the neck?
What 6 structures does the superficial fascia contain?
The levels of the skin on the neck go: epidermis, dermis, hypodermis... But the hypodermis isn't actually part of the skin.... what is it?
It is the superficial fascial layer.
The deep cervical fascia condenses around what structures? Think C-VIP
1. Common carotid arteries
2. Vagus nerves
3. Internal jugular veins
4. Post ganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers
The Deep Fascia of the Neck serves 3 Roles. What are they?
1. Separate groups of tissues that can be separated during surgery
2. Provide slipperiness as to allow structures in neck to slide past each other during movement
3. separate structures so that abcesses from infections might not spread
A thickened modification of the Investing Fascia is the ______ ligament?
The Visceral Fascia lies deep to the ______ fascia and is limited to the ______ portion of the neck.
Where does the visceral Fascia attach?
Same place on the skull that the pharynx attaches
Goes down to pericardium of heart
2 Part Question
1. The visceral fascia encloses a muscular part and a visceral part. What structures do each enclose?
2. The visceral fascia is comprised of a Buccopharyngea part and Pretracheal part. What is in each one?
1. Muscular: infrahyoid muscles
Visceral: Thyroid gland, pharynx, trachea, esophagus
2. Buccopharyngeal: Pharynx
Pretracheal: Trachea & Esophagus
Prevertebral Fascia forms a tubular sheath around the ______ and ______.
The anterior portion blends with the ______ of the thoracic vertebrae and the posterior portion blends with the ______
-Muscles associated with spine
-Anterior Longitudinal Lig
-investing fascia of the back muscles
What is the axillary sheath?
the lateral extension of the prevertebral fascia that surrounds the brachial plexus and subclavian vessels.
The alar fascia is important becuase it separates what was the ______ space into the ______ space and the danger space_____ which travels down into the ______
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