The digastric muscle’s anterior belly and posterior belly form the front and back corners of the submandibular triangle, respectively. For this triangle, the mandible forms the upper boundary and the maxilla the lower. It is the mylohyoid muscle that forms the base of the triangle.
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Submandibular Triangle Contents
- Facial artery
- Hypoglossal Nerve
- Facial vein
- Internal jugular vein
- Vagus Nerve (10th cranial nerve)
- External carotid artery
- Deep cervical lymph nodes
- Internal carotid artery
- Submandibular gland
- Submandibular lymph nodes
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