DEPARTMENT OF ANATOMY. Dr. SREEKANTH THOTA. Neck. WINDSOR UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. Neck. The neck is a tube providing continuity from the head to the trunk.
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Dr. SREEKANTH THOTA
(post belly by facial nerve, ant belly by n. to mylohyoid from V3)
Common carotid artery
Brachiocephalic trunk on right
Arch of aorta on left
Divides into internal & external carotid arteries
At superior border of thyroid cartilage (C4)Common carotid artery
Pulsation in common carotid artery are felt just below its bifurcation
Bifurcation happens at the level of superior border of thyroid cartilage
Against transverse process of 6th cervical vertebra (carotid tubercle)Carotid Pulse