Remove the scalp by making an incision in the midline from the nasion to the external occipital protuberance. Next, make a coronal incision from the vertex of the skull to a point just above each ear.
Within the anterior flap (if present), identify
the fibers of the frontalis muscle. Identify the galea aponeurotica [frontal section] which connects the occipitalis muscle with the frontalis muscle.
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