Posterior cervical space

Last revised by Dr Francis Deng on 16 Nov 2021

The posterior cervical space is one of the fat filled deep spaces of the neck located posterolaterally.

Gross Anatomy

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A lesion in posterior cervical space typically causes anteromedial displacement of the carotid space and posteromedial displacement of the prevertebral space 2.

Related pathology

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