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Chapter-01 Scalp by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Scalp is a soft tissue covering the skull and extended into anterior, posterior and lateral skull. The scalp consists of five layers that is skin, connective tissue, aponeurosis, loose areolar tissue and periosteum. There is a dangerous layer of scalp as it lodges the emissary veins which do not have valves. The emissary veins connect the extracranial veins ... [More]

Chapter-02 Face by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Face is extended into superior region consisting of hair lines of scalp, inferior region consisting of chin and base of mandible and lateral region consisting of tragus of ear on both sides. The face is divided into two layers of soft tissue that is skin, which is supplied with blood vessels, sweat and sebaceous glands, and subcutaneous tissue that consists ... [More]

Chapter-03 Orbit by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Orbits are a pair of bony cavities, situated on both sides of root of the nose. Each orbit is four sided pyramid with its apex being directed backward at the optic canal and base in front, represented by orbital margins. The boundaries of the orbit includes medial wall, lateral wall, floor and roof. The medial wall comprises frontal process of maxilla, lacri... [More]

Chapter-04 Temporal and Infratemporal Region by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Trigeminal nerves is fifth cranial nerve and consists of optic, maxillary and mandibular nerve. The functional component of trigeminal nerve includes general somatic afferent that receives sensations from the skin of face, mucosal surfaces and muscle of mastication and special visceral afferent that receives motor from muscles of first bronchial arch. The op... [More]

Chapter-05 Temporomandibular Joint and Muscles of Mastication by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Temporomandibular joint joins head of mandible and the articular fossa of temporal bone. It is a synovial joint of the condylar variety. Articular surfaces covered by a fibrocartilage and has two articular surface that is upper mandibular fossa or articular eminence of temporal bone and lower condylar process of mandible. Articular disc is an oval fibrocarti... [More]

Chapter-06 Parotid Region by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Parotid gland is the largest salivary gland located in the parotid bed. It is a pyramidal shaped structure that weighs around 25 grams. The facial nerve divides the gland into the superficial and deep lobe connected by isthmus. The gland is surrounded by anterior side by posterior border of ramus of mandible, posterior side by mastoid process and sternocleid... [More]

Chapter-07 Submandibular Region by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Submandibular region comprises submandibular salivary gland that is present below the mandible in the anterior part of the digastric triangle. The gland is J-shaped and about size of walnut. The gland is divided by the posterior border of mylohyoid into large superficial part and smaller deep part. The gland lies on the hyoglossus muscle, deep to mylohyoid. ... [More]

Chapter-08 Side of the Neck by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Neck is the cylindrical part of the body which connects the head to the upper part of trunk. The neck consists of three layers that is skin, superficial fascia and deep fascia of neck. The skin is supplied by second, third and fourth cervical nerves. The superficial fascia is a thin sheet of muscle fiber known as the platysma that is present in facial portio... [More]

Chapter-09 Back of the Neck by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Back of the neck primarily consists of muscles that are arranged in two groups on each side of the midline. The superficial group is primarily involved in the movements of upper limb contains trapezius, levator scapulae and rhomboideus major and minor muscles. The deep Intrinsic group of muscle maintains the upright posture of the head. The intrinsic muscles... [More]

Chapter-10 Front of the Neck by Aftab Aafreen, Khurana Nagesh (2013) Edition : 1/e

Anterior triangle lies between the midline of the neck and sternocleidomastoid muscle and subdivided into smaller triangles by the by the diagastric muscle and superior belly of omohyoid into four triangles namely submental triangle, digastric triangle, carotid triangle and muscular triangle. It supplies the infrahyoid muscles. The area between the mandible ... [More]