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FASCIA-PRETRACHEAL

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FASCIA-PRETRACHEAL

1. Lies deep to the infrahyoid strap muscles - THYROHYOID, STERNOTHYROID, OMOHYOID.
2. Its attachment is limited by the hyoid bone medially + oblique line of thyroid cartilage laterally.
3. Splits to enclose the thyroid gland.

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4. Laterally it fuses with the carotid sheath + deep surface of SCM.
5. Inferiorly if passes behind the BCV to join with the adventitia of the arch of the aorta.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: no reference available.

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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