McMinn’s Color Atlas of Head and Neck Anatomy, 5th Edition PDF
McMinn’s Color Atlas of Head and Neck Anatomy, 5th Edition is Spcially made for ENT Residents and Throughly explaining the Head and Neck Anatomy along with clinical correlations ..so here i have posted some contents from the book for med -students
Posterior Triangle ( Clerks important questions during the Examinations )
■ Is bounded by the posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, the anterior border of the trapezius muscle, and the superior border of the clavicle.
■ Has a roof formed by the platysma and the investing (superficial) layer of the deep cervical fascia.
■ Has a floor formed by the splenius capitis and levator scapulae muscles and the anterior, middle, and posterior scalene muscles.
■ Contains the accessory nerve, cutaneous branches of the cervical plexus, external jugular vein, transverse cervical and suprascapular vessels, subclavian vein (occasionally) and artery, posterior (inferior) belly of the omohyoid, and roots and trunks of the brachial plexus.
■ Also contains the nerve to the subclavius and the dorsal scapular, suprascapular, and long thoracic nerves
.■ Is further divided into the occipital and subclavian (supraclavicular or omoclavicular) triangles by the omohyoid posterior belly.
Anterior Triangle of the neck ( its important to know since this is the favoraite Questions for all the Consultants during the Endorsemnt
■ Is bounded by the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid, the anterior midline of the neck, and the inferior border of the mandible.
■ Has a roof formed by the platysma and the investing layer of the deep cervical fascia.
■ Is further divided by the omohyoid anterior belly and the digastric anterior and posterior bellies into the digastric (submandibular), submental (suprahyoid), carotid, and muscular (inferior carotid) triangles.
McMinn’s Color Atlas of Head and Neck Anatomy, 5th Edition