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Laboratory 27. Infratemporal Fossa
Step 1. Reflection of the Parotid Gland and Associated Structures

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In preparation for defining and examining the contents of the infratemporal fossa, it is necessary to reflect superficial structures of the face. Reflect laterally the parotid duct and gland , branches of the facial nerve (CN VII) , and transverse facial artery and vein [held by forceps].