Items tagged “neck”

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Lymph node levels of the neck

Lymph nodes in the neck have been divided into seven levels, generally for the purpose of squamous cell carcinoma staging. This system is not inclusive of several important groups, however, such as the supraclavicular, parotid, retropharyngeal space, and occipital nodes.  Level I   below myloh...
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Zenker diverticulum

Zenker diverticulum, also known as a pharyngeal pouch, is a posterior outpouching of the hypopharynx, just proximal to the upper oesophageal sphincter through a weakness in the muscle layer called the Killian dehiscence. Epidemiology More than 50% of the affected patients present in 60-80 year...
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Vertebral artery

The vertebral arteries (VA) are paired arteries, each arising from the respective subclavian artery and ascending in the neck to supply the posterior fossa and occipital lobes, as well as provide segmental vertebral and spinal column blood supply. Summary origin: branches off the 1st part of t...
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Zenker diverticulum

Barium swallow wi...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Erik Ranschaert
Published 18 Nov 2010
72% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Sternocleidomastoid muscle

The sternocleidomastoid (SCM) is a muscle of the neck. It has two heads that meld to form one insertion. SCM, along with the trapezius muscle, is invested by the superficial layer of the deep cervical fascia, which splits around it. SCM divides the neck into anatomical anterior and posterior tri...
Case

Zenker diverticulum

Zenker diverticul...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Lee-Anne Slater
Published 10 May 2011
75% complete
Barium
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Second branchial cleft cyst

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 23 May 2011
59% complete
MRI
Case

Neck lipoma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 19 Nov 2011
39% complete
CT
Case

Lymphangioma of the neck

 Diagnosis possible
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 19 Nov 2011
15% complete
CT
Case

Zenker diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 08 Mar 2012
77% complete
MRI
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Large lipoma of the neck

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 26 Dec 2012
77% complete
CT
Case

Atypical 2nd branchial cleft cyst (type IV) - infected

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 26 Dec 2012
68% complete
CT
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Danger space

The danger space is a potential space located behind the true retropharyngeal space, which connects the deep cervical spaces to the mediastinum.  Gross anatomy Boundaries anteriorly: alar fascia posteriorly: prevertebral layer of the deep cervical fascia superiorly: clivus inferiorly: post...
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Atlantoaxial subluxation in rheumatoid arthritis

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mark Holland
Published 16 Apr 2013
50% complete
X-ray
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Acute bacterial tonsillitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 01 May 2013
77% complete
CT
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Calcified cervical nodes

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 15 May 2013
44% complete
X-ray
Case

Parapharyngeal abscess

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 21 May 2013
77% complete
CT
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Odontogenic cervical abscess

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 29 Dec 2013
76% complete
CT
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Zenker diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 08 Mar 2014
85% complete
X-ray
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Zenker diverticulum

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 23 May 2014
79% complete
Barium

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