Monday, December 22, 2014

Triangles of the neck diagram and mnemonic

This post focuses only on boundaries of various triangles in the neck. Let's do this!

Triangles of the neck

Anterior triangle -

Submental triangle mnemonic:
C: Chin is the apex
H: Hyoid bone is the base
IN: In between digastrics (Sides)

Digastric triangle mnemonic:
M: Mastoid and mandible is base.
A: Anterior
N: N (And) posterior belly of
D: Digastric

Carotid triangle mnemonic:
SO: Superior belly of Omohyoid
PD: Posterior belly of Digastric
FS: Front of Sternocleidomastoid

Muscular triangle mnemonic:
M: Median line of the neck
S: Superior belly of omohyoid
SC: Sternocleidomastoid

Posterior triangle -
Occipital triangle mnemonic:
"OCcipital Triangle"
O: Omohyoid
C: sternoCleidomastoid
T: Trapezius

Supraclavicular triangle mnemonic:
S: Sternocleidomastoid
C: Clavicle
O: Omohyoid

That's all!


  1. i love you!!
    made my life a lot easier
    thanks a lot!! :))) ;*

  2. helpful but need more.... as many triangles not shown in diagram

  3. Thank you so much. I've my professional viva voce exam a day later and this has helped me a lot. Love you man!

  4. Tysm 😊😊 it's helps me a lot to remember....

  5. We want mnemonic for content guys not just the boundaries.

  6. Thank you so much. :) this really helped.

  7. Very few contents covered
    Not useful at all

  8. Literally u are awesome !!

  9. Am super thankful it has helped me alot

  10. Just amazing!!!

  11. Thanks so kindly 🙏. It's helpful


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