omohyoid


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omohyoid

[¦ō·mō′hī‚ȯid]
(anatomy)
Pertaining conjointly to the scapula and the hyoid bone.
A muscle attached to the scapula and the hyoid bone.
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In normal condition [Figure 1]a, omohyoid muscle (OH) consists of superior and inferior bellies united at an angle by an intermediate tendon (IT) and it passes behind the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) muscle.
Further detail is provided in Gray's Anatomy (Standring 2005), which states that the clavicle, subclavius, SCM and omohyoid, lateral part of the carotid sheath, phrenic nerve, transverse cervical, suprascapular and ascending cervical arteries, subclavian vein, prevertebral fascia, and phrenic nerve are all anterior to scalenus anterior.
According to their location, origin and insertion they are either classified as subclavius posticus muscles or a duplication of inferior belly of omohyoid.
The sternohyoid and omohyoid muscles can also be dissected; the length of the dissection depends on the distance from the hyoid bone to the area to be reconstructed.
There were two soft swelling in right side of neck one in jugulodiagastric area which was 3x2 cm in size another in omohyoid area of 4x2 cm in size.
The carotid triangle is delimited by the posterior belly of the digastric muscle and the superior belly of the omohyoid muscle, and by the anterior margin of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Upon exploration, it was noted that the mass was deep to the sternocleidomastoid and omohyoid muscles.
CCA Common Carotid Artery ECA External Carotid Artery ICA Internal Carotid Artery STA Superior Thyroid Artery SCM Sternocleidomastoid Muscle SH Sternohyoid OH Omohyoid SMG Submandibular Gland CCA Common Carotid Artery ECA External Carotid Artery ICA Internal Carotid Artery STA Superior Thyroid Artery SLA Superior Laryngeal Artery SCM Sternocleidomastoid Muscle TG Thyroid Gland SMG Submandibular Gland
The latter is followed to its extremity in the anterior belly of the omohyoid or other strap muscle.
This venous channel arises from the external jugular vein, traverses parallel to the inferior belly of omohyoid and emptied into the internal jugular vein at the level of the middle of the sternocleidomastoid.
unusual insertion of the stylohyoid & digastric muscles, an unusual occurrence of levator submandibuli muscle (Banjo muscle), duplicated or other anomalies of omohyoid, anomalous belly of sternothyroid muscle or appearance of levator claviculae muscle (1-6).