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Re: Lecture 58: Posterior Triangle

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Posted by lae2 on December 09, 2021 at 19:55:53:

In Reply to: Re: Lecture 58: Posterior Triangle posted by Alexis on December 08, 2021 at 22:28:52:

: Posterior Triangle Answers (1-4 were repeats so we didn't include those)
: 5. The great auricular nerve is located posterior to the external jugular vein as both of these structures travel along the surface of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.

: - true. Correct.

: 6. The base of the posterior triangle is defined as the first rib.

: - false ⇒ middle 1/3 of clavicle. Correct.
: 7. The transverse cervical artery crosses the posterior triangle inferior to the crossing of the suprascapular artery.
: - false. Correct.

: 8. The spinal accessory nerve crosses the posterior triangle superior to the dorsal scapular nerve.

: - true. Correct.

: 9. The lesser occipital nerve ascends along the anterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle toward the superior apex of the posterior triangle.

: - false ⇒ posterior margin of SCM. Correct.

: 10. The supraclavicular nerves share two spinal cord levels with the phrenic nerve.

: - true. Correct.




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