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8 08, 2018

Temple

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

The area between the superior temporal line and zygomatic arch, on the side of the skull is called temple. The fact that with age (i.e., time) greying of hair happen first in this area (tempus = time) was the reason for naming it the temple. Layers of Soft Tissue in the Temple Temple: Layers [...]

8 08, 2018

External Occipital Crest

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

The External occipital crest is part of the external surface of the Squama occipitalis of the occipital bone. External Occipital Crest Structure External occipital crest travels lengthwise the midline, starting at the external occipital protuberance and going inferiorly towards the foramen magnum which attaches to the nuchal ligament. From the middle of the [...]

8 08, 2018

Laryngeal cartilages

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

The larynx consists of nine cartilages, of which 3 are unpaired and 3 are coupled: Unpaired cartilages: The unpaired cartilages are large and constitute: Thyroid. Cricoid. Epiglottis. Matched cartilages: The matched cartilages are small and constitute: Arytenoid. Corniculate. Cuneiform. The primary cartilages of the larynx are, cricoid, thyroid and 2 arytenoids. Thyroid Cartilage It acts [...]

8 08, 2018

Occipital Condyle

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

The rounded occipital condyles are located at each anterolateral border of the foramen magnum. Occipital Condyle Structure A recession called the condylar fossa enclosing a condylar canal is located posterior towards each condyle and the large hypoglossal canal is located anteriorly and superiorly towards each condyle. A large, uneven jugular foramen created by [...]

8 08, 2018

Bones of Head

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

The bones of head include: Parietal Bone The parietal bone creates the major portion of the vault of the skull and is a curved plate of bone. It’s quadrilateral in shape. The parietal bone has:   2 surfaces: external and internal. 4 edges: superior (sagittal), inferior, anterior and posterior. 4 angles: frontal, sphenoidal, occipital and mastoid.   [...]

8 08, 2018

Occipital Bone – Basilar Part/Basiocciput

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

The basilar part of occipital bone is located directly posterior towards the body of the sphenoid in the midline. It spreads out posteriorly towards the foramen magnum and via the temporal bones is bounded laterally. The pharyngeal tubercle is protuberant on the basilar portion of the occipital bone and is a bony protrusion for the [...]

8 08, 2018

Occipital Bone

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

The occipital bone is located in the posterior part of the skull. It's identified by the presence of the large foramen magnum. Parts It is composed of the following 4 parts: Squamous part 2 condylar parts Basilar part Squamous Part It's an enlarged plate above and behind the foramen magnum. It presents 2 [...]

8 08, 2018

Bones of Neck

By | 2018-08-08T00:00:00+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Bones and Cartilages, Head and Neck|0 Comments

Hyoid Bone Not really a part of the skull, this U-shaped bone lies in the very front of the neck between the mandible and the larynx in the level of the third cervical vertebra. It’s exceptional in the meaning that, it’s suspended from styloid processes of temporal bones by stylohyoid ligaments and it does not [...]