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Evelyn W. K. Tang, MBBS, FRCR; K. T. Wong, MBChB, FRCR; Carita Tsoi, MBChB
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Abbreviations

    • Suprahyoid neck (SHN)
    • Infrahyoid neck (IHN)
  • Definitions

    • SHN: Spaces from skull base to hyoid bone (excluding orbits, paranasal sinuses, and oral cavity), including parapharyngeal (PPS), pharyngeal mucosal (PMS), masticator (MS), parotid (PS), carotid (CS), buccal (BS), retropharyngeal (RPS), and perivertebral (PVS) spaces
    • IHN: Spaces below hyoid bone to thoracic inlet, including visceral space (VS), posterior cervical space (PCS), anterior cervical space (ACS), CS, RPS, and PVS

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

    • Imaging Recommendations

      • Imaging Approaches

        Selected References

        1. Sniezek JC: Head and neck ultrasound: why now? Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 43(6):1143-7, v, 2010
        2. Anderson JC et al: Radiographic correlation with neck anatomy. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 20(3):311-9, 2008
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        TERMINOLOGY

        • Abbreviations

          • Suprahyoid neck (SHN)
          • Infrahyoid neck (IHN)
        • Definitions

          • SHN: Spaces from skull base to hyoid bone (excluding orbits, paranasal sinuses, and oral cavity), including parapharyngeal (PPS), pharyngeal mucosal (PMS), masticator (MS), parotid (PS), carotid (CS), buccal (BS), retropharyngeal (RPS), and perivertebral (PVS) spaces
          • IHN: Spaces below hyoid bone to thoracic inlet, including visceral space (VS), posterior cervical space (PCS), anterior cervical space (ACS), CS, RPS, and PVS

        IMAGING ANATOMY

        • Overview

          ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

          • Imaging Recommendations

            • Imaging Approaches

              Selected References

              1. Sniezek JC: Head and neck ultrasound: why now? Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 43(6):1143-7, v, 2010
              2. Anderson JC et al: Radiographic correlation with neck anatomy. Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am. 20(3):311-9, 2008