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1

What are the boundaries of the suboccipital triangle?

Rectus Capitis Posterior Major, Obliquus Capitis Superior, Obliquus Capitis Inferior

2

What are the contents of the suboccipital triangle?

3rd part of the vertebral artery, suboccipital nerve and veins

3

What are the boundaries of the carotid triangle?

Superior belly of the omohyoid, SCM, Posterior belly of the digastric

4

What are the contents of the carotid triangle?

CN XI and XII; Carotid sheath including CN X, Common Carotid, Internal Carotid and Jugular; Ansa cervicalis, Lymph nodes

5

What are the boundaries of submandibular triangle?

Inferior ramus of the mandible, Posterior and Anterior belly of the digastric

6

What are the contents of the submandibular triangle?

Facial artery and vein, Submandibular gland, hypoglossal and mylohyoid nerve

7

What are the boundaries of the submental triangle?

Midline of the neck, both anterior bellies of the digastric

8

What are the contents of the submental triangle?

Submental lymph nodes and veins

9

What are the boundaries of the muscular triangle?

SCM, Superior belly of the omohyoid, midline of the neck

10

What are the contents of the muscular triangle?

Strap muscles (sternoclavicular, sternohyoid, thyrohyoid), Thyroid, Trachea, and Larynx

11

What are the boundaries of the posterior cervical triangle?

SCM, Trapezius, Middle 1/3 of the clavicle

12

The posterior cervical triangle is divided by what muscle?

Inferior belly of the omohyoid

13

What two triangles make up the posterior cervical triangle?

Occipital and Supraclavicular

14

What are the boundaries of the triangle of auscultation?

Trapezius, Latissimus Dorsi, Medial border of the scapula

15

What are the boundaries of the lumbar triangle?

Latissimus Dorsi, External Oblique, Iliac crest

16

What are the vessels located in the posterior cervical triangle?

Subclavian, suprascapular, transverse cervical, and occipital artery; subclavian and external jugular vein

17

What are the nerves located in the posterior triangle?

Great auricular, lesser occipital, supraclavicular, transverse cervicial, trunks of the brachial plexus, CN XI

18

What are the boundaries of the inguinal triangle?

Rectus abdominis, Inferior epigastric vessels, inguinal ligament

19

What is clinically important about the inguinal triangle?

Direct hernias pass through it

20

What are the boundaries of the femoral triangle?

Inguinal ligament, adductor longus, sartorius

21

What are the contents of the femoral triangle?

Femoral vein, artery, and nerve

22

What structures lies in the femoral triangle and outside the femoral sheath?

Femoral nerve

23

What is the eponymous name for the lumbar triangle?

Lumbar triangle of Petit

24

What is the eponymous name of the inguinal triangle?

Inguinal triangle of Hesselbach

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What is the eponymous name of the femoral triangle?

Femoral triangle of Scarpa