Submental space

Dr Francis Deng and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

The submental space is a deep compartment of the head and neck that lies in the midline submental triangle below the chin, medially to the submandibular spaces with which it freely communicates. Some authors include the submental space as a component of the submandibular or submaxillary space 1,2.

Gross anatomy

Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 46157
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: refs, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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