Textbook of Anatomy Head, Neck, and Brain; Volume III - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9788131237274, 9788131236277

Textbook of Anatomy Head, Neck, and Brain; Volume III

2nd Edition

Author: Vishram Singh
eBook ISBN: 9788131236277
Paperback ISBN: 9788131237274
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 27th May 2014
Page Count: 460

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The Second Edition of this Volume is updated in accordance with the syllabus of Anatomy recommended by the Medical Council of India. It covers in detail the anatomy of head and neck and deals with essential aspects of brain. Following recent trends of anatomy education, the book in addition to basic information provides knowledge on anatomical/embryological/histological basis of clinical conditions through its features — Clinical Correlation and Clinical Case Study. Written in simple and easy-to-understand language, this profusely illustrated book provides knowledge of anatomy without extraneous details – ideal for undergraduate medical and dental students. It is highly recommended for those preparing for various entrance examinations, like PG entrance, USMLE, PLAB, etc.

Key Features


Salient Features

  • Detailed exposition on oral cavity and cranial nerves
  • Chapters on osteology of the head and neck; side of the neck; infratemporal fossa, temporo-mandibular joint and pterygo-palatine fossa; thyroid and parathyroid glands, trachea and esophagus; oral cavity; pharynx and palate; nose and paranasal air sinuses; ear; orbit and eyeball have been revised thoroughly
  • Clinical Correlations integrated in the text, highlighting practical application of anatomical facts, have been modified extensively
  • Addition of new line diagrams and improvement in earlier diagrams
  • Addition of halftone figures to enrich the understanding of clinical correlations
  • Inclusion of new tables and flowcharts and revision in earlier tables
  • Clinical Case Study at the end of each chapter to initiate interest of students in problem based learning (PBL)
  • Additional information of higher academic value presented in a simple way in N.B. to make it more interesting for readers, especially the aspiring postgraduates
  • Important facts useful for candidates appearing in various entrance examinations like PGME, USMLE, PLAB, listed under Golden Facts to Remember
  • Multiple Choice Questions at the end of the book for self-assessment of the topics studied

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition vii

Preface to the First Edition ix

Acknowledgments xi

Chapter 1 Living Anatomy of the Head and Neck 1

Chapter 2 Osteology of the Head and Neck 12

Chapter 3 Scalp, Temple, and Face 46

Chapter 4 Skin, Superfi cial Fascia, and Deep Fascia of the Neck 68

Chapter 5 Side of the Neck 77

Chapter 6 Anterior Region of the Neck 86

Chapter 7 Back of the Neck and Cervical Spinal Column 96

Chapter 8 Parotid Region 111

Chapter 9 Submandibular Region 119

Chapter 10 Infratemporal Fossa, Temporomandibular Joint, and Pterygopalatine Fossa 133

Chapter 11 Th yroid and Parathyroid Glands, Trachea, and Esophagus 156

Chapter 12 Pre- and Paravertebral Regions and Root of the Neck 168

Chapter 13 Oral Cavity 180

Chapter 14 Pharynx and Palate 199

Chapter 15 Larynx 218

Chapter 16 Blood Supply and Lymphatic Drainage of the Head and Neck 231

Chapter 17 Nose and Paranasal Air Sinuses 251

Chapter 18 Ear 265

Chapter 19 Orbit and Eyeball 282

Chapter 20 Vertebral Canal and its Contents 302

Chapter 21 Cranial Cavity 315

Chapter 22 Cranial Nerves 333

Chapter 23 General Plan and Membranes of the Brain 353

Chapter 24 Brainstem 363

Chapter 25 Cerebellum and Fourth Ventricle 375

Chapter 26 Diencephalon and Th ird Ventricle 382

Chapter 27 Cerebrum 389

Chapter 28 Basal Nuclei and Limbic System 399

Chapter 29 Blood Supply of the Brain 405

Multiple Choice Questions 413



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About the Author

Vishram Singh

Vishram Singh is presently Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, and Member of the Academic Council and Core Committee PhD Course, Santosh Medical College, Santosh University, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is also Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Anatomical Society of India. He holds MBBS and MS (Anatomy) degrees from King George’s Medical College, Lucknow, UP. Professor Singh has been teaching anatomy to undergraduate and postgraduate students at several colleges and institutes like King George’s Medical College, and All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and has been an examiner to various colleges and universities. He has more than 40 years of experience in teaching, research, and clinical practice. He is the recipient of The Best Teacher and Researcher Award from Al-Arab Medical University, Benghazi, Libya. He is an expert in anatomy and has more than 15 books to his credit and published several research articles in national and international journals.