The region of the neck, from the side.

Side View of Neck

The region of the neck, from the side.

Transverse section through the lower part of the neck, to show the arrangement of the cervical fascia. Labels: a, Trapezius; b, sternomastoid; c, depressors of hyoid bone; d, platysma; e, anterior spinal muscles; f, scalenus anticus; g, carotid artery; h, external jugular vein; i, posterior spinal muscles; T, trachea, with gullet behind and thyroid body in front.

Transverse Section of the Neck

Transverse section through the lower part of the neck, to show the arrangement of the cervical fascia.…

The triangles of the neck.

Triangles of the Neck

The triangles of the neck.

"The Cervical and Thoracic Portions of the Sympathetic Nerve and their Main Branches. In the center of the figure, running almost vertically, is shown the right pneumogastrix nerve. To the left may be seen a chain of ganglia of the sympathetic nerve, running along the vertebrae. The distribution of some smaller ganglia and nerve branches in the neck and chest regions are also shown." — Blaisedell, 1904

Sympathetic nerve

"The Cervical and Thoracic Portions of the Sympathetic Nerve and their Main Branches. In the center…

"Showing some of the superficial nerves on the left side of the neck and the head. A few superficial muscles and arteries in the same region are also shown." — Blaisedell, 1904

Superficial nerves of the head

"Showing some of the superficial nerves on the left side of the neck and the head. A few superficial…

View of the nervous system in man, showing the nervous centers (the brain and the spinal near row) where the other nerves begin which provide the whole body.

Nervous System

View of the nervous system in man, showing the nervous centers (the brain and the spinal near row) where…

Occipital bone and first three cervical vertebrae with ligaments, from in front.

Occipital Bone and Cervical Vertebrae

Occipital bone and first three cervical vertebrae with ligaments, from in front.

Lateral view of the wall of the pharynx.

Wall of the Pharynx

Lateral view of the wall of the pharynx.

Operative approaches through the front of the neck to the larynx, pharynx, and trachea. a: Approach to pharynx between the hyoid and the thyroid cartilages. b: Approach to the larynx between the thyroid and cricoid cartilages. c: approach to the larynx below the cricoid cartilage and above the isthmus of the thyroid gland. d: Approach for low tracheotomy.

Upper Respiratory Tract

Operative approaches through the front of the neck to the larynx, pharynx, and trachea. a: Approach…

"A swan's head erased at the neck, ducally gorged or. GORGED. Any animals, particularly birds, that have collars round the neck, are said to be gorged." -Hall, 1862

Swan Gorged

"A swan's head erased at the neck, ducally gorged or. GORGED. Any animals, particularly birds, that…

Transverse section of trachea and esophagus of child, seen from below.

Transverse Section of Trachea and Esophagus

Transverse section of trachea and esophagus of child, seen from below.

Transverse section of trachea, showing general arrangement of its wall.

Transverse Section of Trachea Showing Arrangement of Walls

Transverse section of trachea, showing general arrangement of its wall.

Section through the neck immediately above the shoulders.

Cross Section Through the Trunk at the Neck

Section through the neck immediately above the shoulders.

Section through the thyroid gland and the upper borders of the shoulders.

Cross Section Through the Trunk at the Shoulders

Section through the thyroid gland and the upper borders of the shoulders.

Also known as the cuckoo's mate, the wry-neck feeds on ants and elder-berries.

Wryneck

Also known as the cuckoo's mate, the wry-neck feeds on ants and elder-berries.