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Vertebral level of hyoid bone
CV3
Vertebral level of thyroid cartilage
CV4,5
Vertebral level of cricoid cartilage
CV6
Muscles that are innervated by CN XI
Trapezius, SCM
Structures that course between anterior and middle scalene
Brachial plexus, subclavian artery
Innervation of omohyoid, sternohyoid and sternothyroid
Ansa cervicalis (C1-3 ventral rami)
Innervation of digastric
Anterior belly = CN V Posterior belly = CN VII
Innervation of carotid sinus and carotid body
CN IX, CN X
Major structures to pass through pharyngeal wall superior to superior constrictor
Auditory tube, levator veli palatini
Nerves of pharyngeal plexus
CN IX (mucosa), CN X (musculature), Sympathetics (vasomotor)
Only muscle innervated by CN IX
Stylopharyngeus
Structures that pierce thyrohyoid membrane
Internal laryngeal nerve, superior laryngeal artery
Only muscle to abduct vocal cords
Posterior cricoarytenoid
Innervation of cricothyroid
External laryngeal nerve
Innervation of laryngeal muscles exclusive of cricothyroid
Recurrent laryngeal
Muscle that increases tension on vocal cords
Cricothyroid
Sensory nerve to larynx superior to vocal cords
Internal laryngeal
Sensory nerve to larynx inferior to vocal cords
Recurrent laryngeal
Site of aspirated lodged fishbone
Piriform recess
Afferent and efferent limbs of gag reflex
CN IX – CN X
Afferent and efferent limbs of cough reflex
CN X – CN X
Nerve at risk when performing thyroidectomy
Lt & Rt recurrent laryngeal nerves
Nerve injury that causes hoarseness following thyroid surgery
Recurrent laryngeal
Chief structures that traverse internal acoustic meatus
CN VII and VIII
Foramen where CN VII exits skull
Stylomastoid foramen
Major arterial supply to calvaria and supratentorial dura
Middle meningeal
Major cutaneous nerve of face
CN V
Major artery to internal structures of head
Maxillary
Spinal levels of sympathetic fibers to head
T1 – 2
Autonomic ganglia for CN III
Ciliary
Sensory ganglia for CN VII
Geniculate
Autonomic ganglia for CN VII
PPG and submandibular
Autonomic ganglia for CN IX
Otic
Muscle attached to disc of TMJ
Lateral pterygoid
Muscle that retracts mandible
Temporalis
Major nerve to TMJ (pain)
Auriculotemporal (V3)
Specific nerves that elicit secretion from the parotid gland
Tympanic branch of CN IX and lesser petrosal
Branch of CN V that carries parasympathetics to parotid
Auriculotemporal (V3)
Structure that opens into superior meatus of nasal cavity
Posterior ethmoid sinus
Structures that open into middle meatus of nasal cavity
Frontal, maxillary, anterior and middle ethmoid sinuses
Structure that opens into inferior meatus of nasal cavity
Nasolacrimal duct
Major artery to nasal cavity
Sphenopalatine
Most common site of nose bleed
Kiesselbach’s plexus
Innervation of levator veli palatini
CN X
Muscle that opens auditory tube
Tensor veli palatini
Innervation of tensor veli palatini
CN V3
Nerve that provides taste to anterior 2/3 of tongue
Chorda tympani
Site of cell bodies for nerve that carries taste to anterior 2/3 of tongue
Geniculate ganglion
Specific nerve that elicits secretion from submandibular gland
Chorda tympani
Branch of CN V that carries parasympathetic to submandibular
Lingual
Nerve injured when tonsilar pillars sag and uvula deviates
CN X
Nerve potentially injured with tonsillectomy
CN IX
Muscle that protrudes tongue
Genioglossus
Nerve injured when deviation of protruded tongue
Ipsilateral CN XII
Specific nerve that stimulates tear production
Greater petrosal CN VII
Sensory nerve to cornea
CN V1 (nasociliary)
Muscle that elevates and abducts eye
Inferior oblique
Muscle that depresses and abducts eye
Superior oblique
Site of preganglionic nerve cells that elicits dilation of pupil
Lateral horn, T1 - 2
Site of postganglionic nerve cells that elicits dilation of pupil
Superior cervical ganglion
Site of preganglionic nerve cells that elicits constriction of pupil
Edinger-Westphal
Site of postganglionic nerve cells that elicits constriction of pupil
Ciliary ganglion
Innervation of external surface of tympanic membrane
Auriculotemporal(V3),CN X
Innervation of internal surface of tympanic membrane
CN IX