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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 the blood to the scalp?

internal carotid and external carotid artery branches


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

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


Which ventral rami nerves 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


What type of motor fibers to skeletal muscle are given off by the facial nerve?

branchial efferent (BE)


What are the lymph nodes located along the base of the head collectively called?

collar chain nodes


What is the third layer of the scalp associated with?

muscular component of the scalp