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What can the five layers of the scalp spell?

Skin, Connective tissue, Aponeurosis, Loose Connective Tissue, Periosteum...SCALP


What are the principal sources of blood to the scalp?

internal carotid and external carotid artery branches


Which divisions of the trigeminal receive sensory information from the scalp?

all 3 divisions: ophthalmic nerve, maxillary nerve and mandibular nerve


Which ventral rami nerve(s) and cord levels of origin supply the scalp?

greater auricular nerve - C2, C3 ventral rami branches; lesser occipital nerve - C2 (C3) ventral rami branches


Which dorsal ramus nerve branch (name and cord level of origin) supplies the scalp?

greater occipital nerve - C2, C3 communicating ramus

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