Facial Musculature

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alison.cygan
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Facial Musculature
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2015-11-12 22:26:56
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Muscles of the face
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  1. Frontalis
    • Wrinkles the forehead
    • "SURPRISE"
  2. Occipitalis
    "Wiggles" ears
  3. Orbicularis Oculi
    • Closes eyelid tightly
    • "Winking"
  4. Orbicularis Oris
    • Pursing of lips ("Whistling")
    • Resist distension ("Blowing")
  5. Corrugator Supercilii
    • Draws eyebrows medially
    • "Concern/Worry"
  6. Procerus
    • Depresses medial end of eyebrows
    • "Distaste/Disdain"
  7. Nasalis
    • Dilates nasal aperture - flare nostrils
    • "Anger/Exertion/Deep Breathing"
  8. Levator Labii Superioris
    • Elevates upper lip
    • Showing upper teeth and gums
  9. Levator Anguli Oris
    • Elevates angle of mouth ("Sneering")
    • Widens oral fissure ("Grinning/Grimacing")
  10. Zygomaticus Major
    • Bilaterally ("Smiling")
    • Unilaterally ("Sneering/Disdain")
  11. Zygomaticus Minor
    • Retracts/everts upper lip ("Sadness")
    • Bilaterally with Z.¬†Major ("Smiling/Laughing")
    • Unilaterally with Z. Major ("Disdain")
  12. Risorius
    • Retracts angle of mouth directly backward
    • "Grinning/Fake Smiling"
  13. Depressor Anguli Oris
    • Depresses angle of mouth ("Grief")
    • With Risorius ("Frowning")
  14. Depressor Labii Inferioris
    • Depresses lower lip, draws it lateral ward ("Melancholy/Pouting/Sadness")
    • With Platysma tenses neck ("EGAD")
  15. Mentalis
    • Protrudes lower lip, elevates & wrinkles skin of chin
    • "Pouting/Sulking/Showing doubt"
  16. Buccinator
    • Keeps cheeks taut
    • "Blowing a wind instrument"
  17. Buccal Cavity
    Space between cheek and teeth at level of 2nd upper molar where parotid duct will empty into the oral cavity
  18. Platysma
    • Tenses skin of inferior face & neck (tension/stress)
    • Draws corner of mouth and mandible inferiorly ("Grimace")
  19. Bell's Palsy involves which CN?
    Facial N. (CN VII) - unilaterally, motor only
  20. Tic Douloureux involve which CN?
    • Trigeminal N. (CN V)
    • aka Trigeminal Neuralgia

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