Clinical Anatomy of the Head and Neck
Instance: 2012/2013 - SP
Cycles of Study/Courses
Teaching - Hours
- To introduce and develop the anatomical and imaging background of the regions and structures of the head and neck, in order to allow the acquisition and use of this knowledge, by correlating the anatomical aspects with its clinical application;
- To present the developmental anatomy of the head and neck;
- To correlate the normal developmental anatomy with its alterations as the anatomical variations and developmental malformations;
- To describe and demonstrate general aspects of the head anatomy and the superficial regions of the head;
- To describe and demonstrate aspects of the deep regions of the face namely the mouth floor, nasal cavity and perinasal sinuses, infratemporal and pterygopalatine regions;
- To describe and demonstrate the anatomy and topography of the neck regions;
- To demonstrate, in an interactive way, the imaging anatomy of the head;
- To discuss the sectional anatomy of the head and neck;
- To establish correlations with the surgical and clinical anatomy of the head;
- To establish correlations with the surgical and clinical anatomy of the neck.
Developmental anatomy of the head and neck: anatomical variations and congenital malformations; general aspects of the anatomy of the head and the superficial regions of the head; clinical anatomy of the submandibular region, mouth floor and salivary glands; clinical anatomy of the pharynx and peripharyngeal space; clinical anatomy of the deep regions: nasal cavity and perinasal sinuses; clinical anatomy of the deep regions of the face: orbit, infratemporal region, pterygopalatine region; synopsis of the topographical regions of the neck; imaging anatomy of the head and neck; anatomy of the temporomandibular joint; sectional anatomy of the head and neck. Surgical and clinical anatomy of the head and neck.
J.L. Hiatt, L.P. Gartner, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Textbook of Head and Neck Anatomy (4ª Edição), Philadelphia, 2009
D.H. Enlow; Facial Growth (3ª Edição), Saunders Company, 1990
S. Standring; Gray’s Anatomy. The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice (40ª Edição), Elsevier, 2008
K. L. Moore, A. F. Dalley; Oriented Anatomy (6ª Edição), Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009
T. W. Sadler; Langman’s Medical Embryology (11ª Edição), Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009
P. Janfaza, J.B. Nadol, R.J. Galla, R.L. Fabian, W.W. Montgomery; Surgical Anatomy of the Head and Neck, . Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2001
P. H. Abrahams, S.C. Marks, Jr., R.T. Hutchings; McMinn’s Colour of Human Anatomy (3ª Edição), Mosby, 2003
J.D. Langdon, B.K.B. Berkovitz, B.J. Moxham; Surgical Anatomy of the Infratemporal Fossa, Martin-Dunitz, 2002
Teaching methods and learning activities
Small group sessions with lectures, practical sessions and seminars.
Week 1 - 4 hour Lectures/5 hour Practicals
Week 2 - 3 hour Lectures/3 hour Practicals/3 hour Seminar
Week 1 – 11 hours
Week 2 – 11 hours
Evaluation with final exam
Eligibility for exams
Knowledge assessment through continuous assessment and a review work on a topic of clinical anatomy of the head and/or neck.