Anatomy of Arteries in the Head and Scalp
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Anatomy of Arteries in the Head and Scalp

This quiz covers the anatomy of arteries in the head and scalp, including the facial artery, occipital artery, posterior auricular artery, and maxillary artery.

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The Facial Artery supplies which part of the scalp?

Back of the scalp

The Posterior Auricular Artery supplies which two structures?

Auricle and scalp

At what level does the Internal Carotid Artery begin?

Level of the upper border of the thyroid cartilage

What structure does the Internal Carotid Artery pass through to leave the neck?

<p>Carotid canal in the petrous part of the temporal bone</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the final termination of the Internal Carotid Artery?

<p>Divides into the anterior and the middle cerebral arteries</p> Signup and view all the answers

What nerve accompanies the Superficial Temporal Artery?

<p>Auriculotemporal nerve</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the relationship between the third part of the subclavian artery and the nerves of the brachial plexus?

<p>It is closely related to the nerves of the brachial plexus.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the origin of the facial vein?

<p>The union of the supraorbital and supratrochlear veins.</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where does the superficial temporal vein typically enter?

<p>The parotid salivary gland.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the typical path of the facial vein as it descends?

<p>It descends down the face with the facial artery and crosses the lateral side of the mouth.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the relationship between the costocervical trunk and the pleura?

<p>It runs over the dome of the pleura.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the typical destination of the facial vein?

<p>The internal jugular vein.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the route of the vertebral artery in the neck?

<p>Through the foramina in the transverse processes of the upper six cervical vertebrae</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the terminal branch of the vertebral artery?

<p>Basilar artery</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which branch of the thyrocervical trunk supplies the thyroid and the inferior parathyroid glands?

<p>Inferior thyroid artery</p> Signup and view all the answers

Where does the internal thoracic artery divide into the superior epigastric and the musculophrenic arteries?

<p>In the sixth intercostal space</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following arteries does not arise from the thyrocervical trunk?

<p>Facial artery</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which artery runs laterally over the brachial plexus and follows the suprascapular nerve onto the back of the scapula?

<p>Suprascapular artery</p> Signup and view all the answers

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