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Midcervical Level
Evelyn W. K. Tang, MBBS, FRCR; K. T. Wong, MBChB, FRCR; Chris S. C. Tsai, MBChB
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Common carotid artery (CCA)
    • Internal jugular vein (IJV)
  • Definitions

    • Portion of anterior triangle adjacent to major vessels of carotid sheath
    • Extends from hyoid bone superiorly to cricoid cartilage inferiorly

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    • Internal Contents

      ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

      • Imaging Approaches

        CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

        • Clinical Importance

          Selected References

          1. Genes I et al: Ultrasonographic and histopathological features of cervical lymph node metastases. Rom J Morphol Embryol. 55(2):369-75, 2014
          2. Dayanand SM et al: Efficiency of ultrasonography in assessing cervical lymph node metastasis in oral carcinoma. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 1(2):117-22, 2010
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          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Common carotid artery (CCA)
            • Internal jugular vein (IJV)
          • Definitions

            • Portion of anterior triangle adjacent to major vessels of carotid sheath
            • Extends from hyoid bone superiorly to cricoid cartilage inferiorly

          IMAGING ANATOMY

          • Overview

            • Internal Contents

              ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

              • Imaging Approaches

                CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS

                • Clinical Importance

                  Selected References

                  1. Genes I et al: Ultrasonographic and histopathological features of cervical lymph node metastases. Rom J Morphol Embryol. 55(2):369-75, 2014
                  2. Dayanand SM et al: Efficiency of ultrasonography in assessing cervical lymph node metastasis in oral carcinoma. Natl J Maxillofac Surg. 1(2):117-22, 2010