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Cervical Trachea and Esophagus
Evelyn W. K. Tang, MBBS, FRCR; K. T. Wong, MBChB, FRCR; Anil T. Ahuja, MD, FRCR
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Definitions

    • Cervical trachea: Air-conveying flexible tube made of cartilage and fibromuscular membrane connecting larynx to lungs
    • Cervical esophagus: Muscular food- and fluid-conveying tube connecting pharynx to stomach

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    • Anatomy Relationships

      • Internal Contents

        ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

        • Imaging Recommendations

          • Imaging Approaches

            • Imaging Pitfalls

              CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

              • Clinical Importance

                EMBRYOLOGY

                • Embryologic Events

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                  TERMINOLOGY

                  • Definitions

                    • Cervical trachea: Air-conveying flexible tube made of cartilage and fibromuscular membrane connecting larynx to lungs
                    • Cervical esophagus: Muscular food- and fluid-conveying tube connecting pharynx to stomach

                  IMAGING ANATOMY

                  • Overview

                    • Anatomy Relationships

                      • Internal Contents

                        ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                        • Imaging Recommendations

                          • Imaging Approaches

                            • Imaging Pitfalls

                              CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                              • Clinical Importance

                                EMBRYOLOGY

                                • Embryologic Events