Lecture Notes - Carotid Sheath, Pharynx, & Larynx

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  1. Carotid sheath, cervical sympathetic trunk, cranial nerves exiting skull base
  2. Distribution of external carotid artery
  3. Pharynx
    • Definition and functions
    • Interior of pharynx (pharyngeal cavity)
      • Nasopharynx:
        • opening of auditory tube
        • torus tubarius
        • pharyngeal tonsil (adenoids)
        • pharyngeal recesses
        • salpingopharyngeal fold (salpingopharyngeus muscle)
      • Oropharynx:
        • palatine tonsil in palatine fossa
        • lingual tonsil
        • anatomy of palatine fossa, CN-IX
      • Laryngopharynx:
        • laryngeal inlet
        • piriform recesses
    • Musculature of pharynx:
      • Constrictors: superior, middle, inferior
      • Verticals:
        • stylopharyngeus
        • palatopharyngeus
        • salpingopharyngeus
    • Nerve and arterial supply
  4. Larynx
    • Definition and functions
    • Interior of larynx (laryngeal cavity):
      • laryngeal inlet
      • vestibule
      • vestibular folds
      • ventricles
      • infraglottis
    • Quadrangular membrane, conus elasticus
    • Glottis, vocal folds, rima glottidis
    • Cartilages, membranes, joints
    • Intrinsic muscles of larynx
    • Nerve and arterial supply