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Nerves of the Neck

The Cervical Plexus

The cervical plexus is a network of nerve fibres that supplies innervation to some of the structures in the neck and trunk. It is located in the posterior triangle of...

Muscles of the Neck

The Scalene Muscles

...of the neck. The scalenes act as accessory muscles of respiration and perform flexion at the neck. In this article, we shall look at the anatomy of the scalene muscles...

The Neck

Nerves of the Neck

The Neck

Muscles of the Neck

The Neck

Areas of the Neck

Viscera of the Neck

The Thyroid Gland

...gland in the neck Anatomical Location The thyroid gland is located in the anterior neck and spans the C5-T1 vertebrae. It consists of two lobes (left and right), which are...

The Neck

Viscera of the Neck

The Neck

Bones of the Neck

Development of the Head and Neck

Development of the Pituitary, Tongue and Thyroid

...the region of the upper neck. The somites migrate from the neck anteriorly to give rise to the muscles of the tongue. Thyroid Gland The thyroid gland begins development as...

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Facial Artery

...structures in the neck and superficial face. Course The facial artery arises from the external carotid artery within the carotid triangle of the neck. It travels superiorly and obliquely, underneath...

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