Anatomy – MCQ 34 – Operation on the submandibular gland

Which one ofthe following is the correct statement during operation on the submandibular gland?
a) The submandibular gland is seen to wrap around the posterior border of mylohyoid.
b) The facial artery rind vein are divided as they course through the deep part of the gland,
c) The hypoglossal nerve is seen to loop under the submandibular duct
d) Damage to the lingual nerve will cause loss of sensation to the posterior third of the tongue

Correct answer : a) The submandibular gland is seen to wrap around the posterior border of mylohyoid.

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