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Sublingual/Submental Region
Evelyn W. K. Tang, MBBS, FRCR; K. T. Wong, MBChB, FRCR; Carita Tsoi, MBChB
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TERMINOLOGY

  • Synonyms

    • Sublingual space (SLS), submental triangle
  • Definitions

    • Sublingual region (SLR): Paired, nonfascial-lined spaces of oral cavity in deep oral tongue, above floor of mouth, superomedial to mylohyoid muscle

IMAGING ANATOMY

  • Overview

    • Anatomy Relationships

      • Internal Contents

        ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

        • Questions

          • Imaging Recommendations

            Selected References

            1. Patel S et al: Imaging of the sublingual and submandibular spaces. Insights Imaging. 9(3):391-401, 2018
            2. Agarwal AK et al: Submandibular and sublingual spaces: diagnostic imaging and evaluation. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 45(6):1311-23, 2012
            3. La'porte SJ et al: Imaging the floor of the mouth and the sublingual space. Radiographics. 31(5):1215-30, 2011
            4. Ahuja AT et al: Practical Head & Neck Ultrasound. London: Greenwich Medical Media, 2000
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            TERMINOLOGY

            • Synonyms

              • Sublingual space (SLS), submental triangle
            • Definitions

              • Sublingual region (SLR): Paired, nonfascial-lined spaces of oral cavity in deep oral tongue, above floor of mouth, superomedial to mylohyoid muscle

            IMAGING ANATOMY

            • Overview

              • Anatomy Relationships

                • Internal Contents

                  ANATOMY IMAGING ISSUES

                  • Questions

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      Selected References

                      1. Patel S et al: Imaging of the sublingual and submandibular spaces. Insights Imaging. 9(3):391-401, 2018
                      2. Agarwal AK et al: Submandibular and sublingual spaces: diagnostic imaging and evaluation. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 45(6):1311-23, 2012
                      3. La'porte SJ et al: Imaging the floor of the mouth and the sublingual space. Radiographics. 31(5):1215-30, 2011
                      4. Ahuja AT et al: Practical Head & Neck Ultrasound. London: Greenwich Medical Media, 2000