neck examination

neck examination

The evaluation of the neck by observation, palpation and/or auscultation.

Parameters measured
Carotids 2+ and equal bilaterally, carotid bruit, cervical adenopathy, goiter, hepatojugular reflux (HJR), jugular-venous distention (JVD) at 45º, lymph nodes not palpable, lymphadenopathy, multinodular goiter, pharynx, shotty lymph nodes, stridor, supple neck, thyroid not palpable, thyromegaly.

neck examination

Physical exam Evaluation of the neck, by observation, palpation, auscultation
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The remainder of the head and neck examination showed no other abnormalities.
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Findings on a general head and neck examination were normal.
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The rest of her head and neck examination was normal, including the cranial nerve exam.
A comprehensive head and neck examination, including flexible fiberoptic videostroboscopy, revealed a protruding left submucosal oropharyngeal mass; no lesions were found in the hypopharynx, larynx, or base of the tongue.