Skip to main content

Head & Neck Anatomy

Important topics:
By Laiba Khalid

  • Skull - viva-structures passing through foramina - foramen magnum contents
  • Parasympathetic ganglia
  • Orbit
  • Mandible (diagram)
  • fontanelles clinical
  • Scalp layers- blood supply-nerves - lymphatics- clinical
  • Facial muscles (orbiculi)
  • Sensory + cutaneous nerve + arterial + venous supply+lymphatics of face
  • Facial artery
  • lacrimal gland supply
  • bells palsy
  • trigeminal neuralgia
  • fascia colli- clinical
  • carotid sheath and contents
  • post triangle
  • sternocleidomastoid (blood supply)
  • torticollis
  • potential spaces in neck
  • falx cerebri
  • tentorium
  • blood and nerves supply cranial cavity
  • venous sinuses
  • cavernous sinus
  • trigeminal ganglion
  • petrosal nerves
  • extra n subdural hemorrages
  • contents of orbit
  • extraocular muscles and movements
  • ophthalmic artery
  • optic nerve
  • ciliary ganglion
  • squint
  • ant triangle
  • infrahyoid muscles
  • digastric triangle
  • carotid arteries and branches
  • ansa cervicalis
  • ansa subclavia
  • parotid relations,blood, nerve supply, lymphatics
  • structures within/passing through parotid
  • temporal fossa
  • temporal fascia
  • infratemporal fossa
  • pterygopalatine fossa
  • muscles of mastication + nerve supply (prof que)
  • maxillary artery & branches
  • TMJ joint v imp+ dislocation (prof que)
  • movements v imp (sendup ques)
  • muscles producing movements
  • mandibular nerve v imp (prof que)
  • otic ganglion
  • suprahyoid muscles
  • submandibular gland
  • submandibular ganglion
  • sublingual gland
  • chora tympani clinical
  • thyroid imp clinical
  • capsules, relations,arterial,venous, nerve supply
  • parathyroid
  • subclavian and carotid branches name
  • internal jugular
  • cervical symp trunk
  • cervical plexus
  • lymph nodes of H/N
  • styloid app
  • horners synd
  • neck joints
  • ligaments and clinical
  • pharynx, larynx, nose,tongue complete v imp (sendup,prof ques)
  • ear eye reading for viva
  • cisterns
  • cranial nerves (courses, supply and clinical )


  1. nice blog nice information.thanks for sharing.

    Corona Dentist

  2. This blog is according to my acpectations dude.This has helped me in my daily and also dental life so much.Love you for this one.

    Dentist Website Design


Post a Comment

We'd love your feedback !

Popular posts from this blog

Lecture Slides: Urology; Renal cell Carcinoma

1st Year IMPORTANT TOPICS (Anatomy)

By Farkhanda QaiserOkay finally here it is. The all-important guide for the 1st year students. I’ve compiled all the prof and sendup questions of last year as well as the remnants of class tests that I had.But before you go on to read them, keep in mind the following very tested tidbits:For profs, NEVER leave any topic untouched and unread. Go through all topics so that in viva, you have atleast some idea about what the examiner is asking.NEVER lose your sendup question paper because there are high chances that some of the questions will be repeated in profs as you can see in the following example of anatomy question paper and same goes for the MCQs. Most of them are repeated. So here’s what we had done, in our facebook class group, we had made a discussion topic, and everyone told the MCQs of sendups and discussed them. Well, you may think us nerds or whatever but trust me that discussion proved very fruitful for all those who participated in it.I think enough has bin said about orga…

USMLE Step 1 Experience by Ayaz Mehmood (Score : 99/266)

USMLE Step 1 Experience by Ayaz Mehmood (Score : 99/266)
Salam everyone, let me start in the name of Allah who’s the greatest benefactor of all mankind. I am going to write a detailed composition regarding preparation for USMLE Step 1. I am a final year student at King Edward Medical University and I took my exam on June 10th. Final year is the year before internship/ house job in Pakistan. I just got my scores: 99/266

Let me introduce some myths surrounding USMLE Step 1 which are especially prevalent within Pakistan; I am not too sure about India because I heard their students typically appear in their final years.

 Myth number 1:Do not appear for USMLE Step 1 within your graduation

 Verdict: Baseless, illogical reasoning

Explanation: This is so prevalent in Pakistan it’s almost pathetic. One of the biggest concerns surrounding our students is that Step 1 is a huge risk to be taken before graduation. Let me put it in another way: Step1 would always remain a risk whenever it is taken, …