Triangles of the Neck

  1. Contents of the submental triangle (2)
    • submental lymph nodes
    • anterior jugular vein
  2. contents of the digastric (submandibular) triangle (5)
    • submandibular gland
    • submandibular lymph nodes
    • facial a and v
    • hypoglossal nerve
    • mylohyoid nerve
  3. contents of the occipital triangle (2)
    • accessory nerve
    • occipital a
  4. contents of the subclavian triangle (2)
    • inferior portion of external jugular v
    • subclavian v and a
  5. contents of the carotid triangle (9)
    • common carotid
    • internal and external carotid arteries
    • internal jugular vein
    • branches of the external carotid (superior thyroid, lingual, facial, ascending pharyngeal, occipital)
    • vagus and laryngeal branches
    • accessory nerves
    • hypoglossal nerves
    • ansa cervicalis
    • deep cervical lymph nodes
  6. contents of the muscular triangle (4)
    • sternohyoid m
    • sternothyroid m
    • thyrohyoid m
    • thyroid and parathyroid glands
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arikell
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Triangles of the Neck
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THIS INFO KEEPS HAUNTING ME SO I MUST MAKE FLASHCARDS TO MEMORIZE THEN PROMPTLY FORGET.
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