Sternocleidomastoid Dissection

Sternocleidomastoid Dissection

6.2.1 The neck is extended and rotated as far as possible in the opposite direction to the operator. If still present, the platysma is now completely resected, leaving the superficial cervical fascia in place. On the surface of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, under the superficial cervical fascia, three structures can clearly be seen which cross the muscle (1) the Fig. 6.2 Superficial cervical fascia plane Fig. 6.2 Superficial cervical fascia plane 4 superficial cervical fascia great auricular...