Head and Neck
1. Introduction to Head & Neck Anatomy
- Understand the anatomy of the Head and Neck
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- Understand the individual components of the head and neck and how they evolve embyrologically and chronologically
- Understand the nervous, muscular, cartilaginous and arterial developments of the pharyngeal arches
- Understand why certain birth deformities e.g. cleft lip and palate may develop from an embryological point of view
- Understand the development of the thyroid gland, tongue and pituitary gland and how knowing this information can aid in clinically distinguishing neck lumps
- Understand the role of the sympathetic nervous system within the head and neck.
- Understand the role of the parasymaptetic nervous system within the head and neck.
- Understand the anatomy of the head and neck autonomic system and how lesions in certain areas can correspond to differing pathologies.
11. Anatomy of the EarComing Soon!
12. Ear PathologyComing Soon!
13. The Nose
- Understand the functions of the nose
- Be aware of the anatomy of the nose and nasal area
- Be aware of septal haematomas and their risks
- Understand the anatomy of the paranasal sinuses
- Be aware of the vasculature of the nose and how this affects treatments of epistaxis
- Be aware of a handful of nasal conditions and their risks
- Understand the anatomy of the oral cavity
- Be aware of the tonsils and conditions that might affect them
- Be aware of the teeth and surrounding functional anatomy and the conditions that may affect them
- Understand the role and innervation of the tongue
- Be aware of the salivary glands
- Understand the areas of the pharynx
- Have a basic understanding of swallowing and the mechanism through which this happens
15. The EyeComing Soon!
16. The Larynx
- Understand the functions of the larynx
- Be aware of the anatomy of the larynx and its components
- Be aware of the muscles and cartilage of the larynx
- Be aware of the innervation of the larynx
- Understand the pathologies associated with the larynx and the various causes for hoarseness of voice
- Be aware of epiglottitis as a medical emergency
- Be aware of the different layers of the neck fascia
- Be aware of the muscles that act within the neck area
- Understand the muscles of facial expression and how they are innervated
- Understand the muscles of mastication and how they are innervated
- Be aware of the anatomical triangles of the neck and how they relate to structures and surgery