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Laboratory 25. Anterior Triangle of the Neck
Step 9. The Vagus Nerve

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Remove the carotid sheath and examine the structures contained within it. These are:
Expose the vagus nerve (CN X) by retracting the internal jugular vein laterally and the common carotid artery medially and follow the vagus nerve distally.

Links and References:
Grant's: 8.23
Netter: 27
Rohen/Yokochi: 176, 177, 178