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Re: Clinical Correlate Anterior and Posterior Triangle

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Posted by Haley on November 18, 2014 at 21:26:11:

In Reply to: Clinical Correlate Anterior and Posterior Triangle posted by lae2 on November 17, 2014 at 16:15:33:

: 1. The infrahyoid muscles are accessory swallowing muscles and are innervated by the hypoglossal nerve. FALSE- Omohyoid, sternothyroid, and sternohyoid muscles are innervated by ansa cervicalis. Thyrohyoid is innervated by "nerve to thyrohyoid"- a branch of the Hypoglossal nerve.

: 2. The middle thyroid artery and nerve pass through the inferior pole of the thyroid gland. FALSE- There is no middle thyroid artery. There are 2 arteries (superior and inferior) and 3 veins (superior, middle, and inferior) that supply the thyroid gland.

: 3. Thyrohyoid duct cysts are tethered to the base of the tongue. TRUE- embryology- descent of the thyroid from the foramen cecum of the tongue.

: 4. The parathyroid glands receive arterial supply from the superior thyroid gland. FALSE?- parathyroid glands are supplied by the inferior thyroid ARTERY.

: 5. Thyroidea IMA is a common, but, nonetheless, anomalous, artery to the parathyroid glands. FALSE- thyroidea ima is NOT common, and it supplies the inferior portion of the thyroid glands.

: 6. The superior laryngeal nerve innervates the cricothyroideus muscle. TRUE - the external branch.

: 7. The Delphian lymph nodes are closely related to the cricothyroid membrane. TRUE also called precrycoid lymph nodes.

: 8. Emergency access to the airway is done at the cricothyroid membrane. TRUE

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