anterior cervical region

anterior cervical region

[TA]
the area of the neck bounded by the mandible, the anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and the anterior midline of the neck; it is subdivided into carotid, muscular, submandibular, and submental triangles.

an·te·ri·or cer·vic·al re·gion

(an-tērē-ŏr sĕrvi-kăl rējŏn) [TA]
Area of the neck bounded by the mandible, anterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle, and the anterior midline of the neck.
Synonym(s): anterior triangle of the neck, regio cervicalis anterior, trigonum cervicale anterius, trigonium colli anterius, amterior region of the neck.
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Other sites are the nasopharynx, maxillary sinus, thyroid gland, soft tissues of the anterior cervical region, parotid gland, tonsil, oropharynx, larynx, orbit, and choroids of the eye and eyelid.
Surgical exploration of the left anterior cervical region revealed an extensive hematoma and a lacerated left external jugular vein, which was ligated.
3) Other sites in the head and neck that have been affected include the nasopharynx, maxillary sinus, thyroid gland, soft tissues of the anterior cervical region, parotid gland, tonsil, oropharynx, larynx, orbit, choroid, and eyelid.
We describe the case of a 41-year-old man with hoarseness and a hard, fixed mass in the anterior cervical region.
A 41-year-old man with an 18-month history of hoarseness was referred to our endocrinology service for evaluation of a mass in the anterior cervical region of 7 months' duration.
The palpable mass in the anterior cervical region was hard, fixed, approximately 10 cm in diameter, and looked exactly like a goiter (figure 1).

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