anterior triangle of the neck


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anterior triangle of the neck

a triangular area bounded by the median line of the neck in front, the lower border of the mandible, and a line extending back to the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
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Anterior triangle of the neck
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The mass was located in the anterior triangle of the neck on the right side, in the area of the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
The hypoglossal nerve enters the paravertebral spatium and descends to the anterior triangle of the neck.
While normal development of the second branchial cleft entails the formation of the skin of the anterior triangle of the neck, deviations from this norm may occur anywhere from the anterior triangle to the tonsillar fossa.

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