Deep Neck Space Infections - Anatomy

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  • 1. 
    Deep neck space infections in adults are most likely the result of what type of infections?  
    • A. 

      URI

    • B. 

      Pharyngitis

    • C. 

      Infections from penetrating trauma

    • D. 

      Odontogenic

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Deep layer is fibrous

    • B. 

      Superficial fascia contains panniculus carnosus

    • C. 

      Deep fascial layers are connected to bone

    • D. 

      Superficial fascia can be managed with antibiotics

  • 3. 
    The suprasternal space of Burns is found within which layer of the deep cervical fascia?    
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 4. 
    What layer of the deep cervical fascia contains the strap muscles?  
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 5. 
    What layer of the deep cervical fascia contains the ligament of berry?  
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 6. 
    What layer of the deep cervical fascia contains the phrenic nerve?      
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 7. 
    What layer of the deep cervical fascia blends with the fibrous pericardium?  
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 8. 
    The alar fascia is in what relation to the danger space?  
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Posterior

  • 9. 
    What layer of the deep cervical fascia contains the parotid gland?  
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 10. 
    What layer of the deep cervical fascia contains the esophagus?  
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 11. 
    What layer of the deep cervical fascia contains the danger space?  
    • A. 

      Superficial

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Deep

  • 12. 
    The prevertebral fascia is in what relation to the danger space?  
    • A. 

      Anterior

    • B. 

      Posterior

  • 13. 
    What space is not limited to above the hyoid bone?  
    • A. 

      Visceral vascular space

    • B. 

      Submandibular space

    • C. 

      Parotid space

    • D. 

      Masticator space

  • 14. 
    What space does not involve the entire length of neck?  
    • A. 

      Peritonsillar space

    • B. 

      Retropharyngeal space

    • C. 

      Danger space

    • D. 

      Prevertebral space

  • 15. 
    What fascial layer was dubbed the ‘Lincoln highway’?  
    • A. 

      Prevertebral fascia

    • B. 

      Carotid sheath

    • C. 

      Alar fascia

    • D. 

      Visceral layer of the Middle layer of the deep cervical fascia

  • 16. 
    Involvement of this space must be suspected when the patient presents with trismus.  
    • A. 

      Submandibular space

    • B. 

      Parapharyngeal space

    • C. 

      Parotid space

    • D. 

      Masticator space

  • 17. 
    Infection of the peritonsillar space can extend into what other space?  
    • A. 

      Submandibular space

    • B. 

      Parapharyngeal space

    • C. 

      Parotid space

    • D. 

      Masticator space