Triangles of the Neck

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Last updated 1 April 2006

Posterior Triangle of the Neck

Boundaries of the Posterior Cervical Triangle (p. 789)

 

Roof of the Posterior Cervical Triangle (p. 789)

 

Floor of the Posterior Cervical Triangle (p. 789)

Click here for a diagram of the floor of the posterior cervical triangle.

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Contents of the Posterior Triangle

Veins of the Posterior Cervical Triangle (p. 790)

 

Arteries of the Posterior Cervical Triangle (p. 791)

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Nerves in the Posterior Cervical Triangle (p. 791)

Click here for a diagram of the superficial nerves of the neck.

 

The Cervical Plexus of Nerves (pp. 792-3)

 

The Ansa Cervicalis

Click here for a diagram of the ansa cervicalis.

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Anterior Triangle of the Neck

Boundaries of the Anterior Cervical Triangle (p. 796)

 

Floor of the Anterior Cervical Triangle (p. 796)

 

Contents of the Anterior Cervical Triangle (p. 796)

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Michael Tam (c) 1998