Loyola University Medical Education Network Dissection of the Posterior Triangle

Posterior Triangle

Step 1
Skin the anterior neck.
Each of the steps in the dissection includes more specific instructions for the dissection of that step. The buttons below provide lists of all the structures that will be dissected in this session.


Step 2
Clean the enveloping fascia of the neck, define the posterior triangle, and dissect superficial cutaneous nerves and veins.
Step 3
Dissect contents of the posterior triangle.

John A. McNulty, Ph.D.
Last Updated: Apr 28, 2011
Created: Oct 16, 1996