Flashcards in Face Deck (15)
What is the facial skeleton?
The bones that support the face
How many bones form the facial skeleton?
What bones form the facial skeleton?
- inferior nasal concha
What is unusual/unique about the muscles of the face?
- they do not act as lever muscles
- they do not attach to bone at both origin and insertion
What muscles lack any attachment to bone?
- orbicularis oris
Most of the seventh cranial nerve will exit the skull via what opening?
The stylomastoid foramen
Into what region of the head will the stylomastoid foramen open?
The parotid region
What is the source of innervation for all muscles of facial expression?
Facial nerve branches
Branchial efferent fibers carried in the seventh cranial nerve will innervate what muscles?
- muscles of facial expression
- muscles of the scalp and of the auricle
- the buccinator
- posterior belly of the digastric
What do Somatic Afferent (SA) pathways monitor?
- light touch
Which divisions of the trigeminal nerve contain SA pathways?
Which divisions of the trigeminal nerve receive sensory information from the face?
Which specific branches provide sensory input from skin around the orbit?
Ophthalmic nerve - frontal, lacrimal, and nasociliary branches
Which maxillary division, trigeminal nerve branch innervates the skin of the scalp?