Chapter 37: Salivary Gland Anatomy

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Bailey's Chapter 37


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  • 1. 
    CN VII exits the styloidmastoid foramen and
    • A. 

      Pass medially to the styloid process

    • B. 

      Passes laterally to the styloid process

    • C. 

      Passes inferiorly to the styloid process

    • D. 

      Splits the styloid process in to upper and lower divisions

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a branch of cranial nerve 7
    • A. 

      Stylohyoid muscle

    • B. 

      Stylopharyngeous muscle

    • C. 

      Posterior belly of digastrics

    • D. 

      Postauricular

  • 3. 
    Auricular temporal nerve exits
    • A. 

      Foramen spinosum

    • B. 

      Foramen rotundum

    • C. 

      Foramen ovale

    • D. 

      Foramen magnum

  • 4. 
    A 65 year old male has a superficial parotidectomy and post-operatively is botheredby facial sweating when he eats. The appropriate medication to treat this patient
    • A. 

      Blocks release of presynaptic acetylcholine

    • B. 

      Block post synaptic binding of acetylcholine

    • C. 

      Prevents re-uptake of acetylcholine

    • D. 

      Irreversibly binds N-acetyl end plates

  • 5. 
    The marginal mandibular nerve
    • A. 

      Crosses anterior to the facial artery

    • B. 

      Crosses posterior to the facial artery

    • C. 

      Has no relation to the facial artery

    • D. 

      Is always inferior to the facial artery

  • 6. 
    The gland that is the most serous in overall saliva composition is
    • A. 

      Lingual

    • B. 

      Minor

    • C. 

      Submandibular

    • D. 

      Parotid

  • 7. 
    In relation to Wharton’s duct the hypoglossal nerve lies
    • A. 

      Superior

    • B. 

      Posterior

    • C. 

      Anterior

    • D. 

      Inferior

  • 8. 
    The greatest stimulus of salivation is
    • A. 

      Olfaction

    • B. 

      Sweet taste

    • C. 

      Bitter taste

    • D. 

      Sour taste

  • 9. 
    Postsynaptic parasympathetic nerve fibers for the lingual gland travel on
    • A. 

      Jacobson’s nerve

    • B. 

      Lesser petrosal

    • C. 

      Lingual nerve

    • D. 

      CN VII

  • 10. 
    The majority of salivary flow at rest is provided by
    • A. 

      Parotid

    • B. 

      Submandibular gland

    • C. 

      Sublingual gland

    • D. 

      Minor salivary glands

  • 11. 
    A 47 y/o AA male presents with left sided facial paralysis, blurred vision, andunilateral facial edema. What is the syndrome?
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