An initial lateral soft tissue neck radiograph demonstrated mild widening of the prevertebral
soft tissues, approximately 10mm in diameter, at the C2 level,(Figure 1).
Nuks Ikinci RMS 16 5 skrotal YIO Yok KC, hasta sislik prevertebral
U9unce LMS 42 10 skrotal YIO +KT Yok KC, AC, hasta sislik, Paraaortik oksuruk lenl nodu Dorduncu RMS 67 6 skrotal YIO izlem izlem disi hasta sislik disi Besjiici LMS 58 9 skrotal YIO+KT Yok AC hasta sislik Altinci RMS 19 6 skrotal YIO izlem izlem disi hasta sislik disi Hasta Sagkalim Birinci Sag(15yil) hasta Ikinci HSO (14.
Further detail is provided in Gray's Anatomy (Standring 2005), which states that the clavicle, subclavius, SCM and omohyoid, lateral part of the carotid sheath, phrenic nerve, transverse cervical, suprascapular and ascending cervical arteries, subclavian vein, prevertebral
fascia, and phrenic nerve are all anterior to scalenus anterior.
Through various surgical techniques, a plane is identified between the carotid sheath and esophagus, and a blunt dissection is made down to the prevertebral
Additional findings uncovered by MRI included cord compressions (five patients), cord contusion/edema (four), ligamentous injuries (three), epidural hemorrhage (two), and prevertebral
Musculature removed during and debridement Retropharyngeal area Prevertebral
fascia Longus capitis Longus colli Rectus capitis anterior Temporal fossa Medial pterygoid Lateral pterygoid Lower portion of temporalis Tensor veli palatini Levator veli palatini Portion of superior pharyngeal constrictor Portion of middle pharyngeal constrictor Neck Upper portion middle scalene Levator scapulae Splenius capitis Trapezius Sternocleidomastoid Occipitalis Longissimus capitis Semispinalis capitis Obliquus capitis superior Obliquus capitis inferior Rectus capitis posterior major Rectus capitis posterior minor Posterior belly digastric Stylohyoid Styloglossus Stylopharyngeus Buccinator
The mass had infiltrated the thyroid gland bilaterally, engulfing the trachea and proximal esophagus as well as the prevertebral
tissue (figure 1, A).
In more subtle cases, perhaps in the setting of secondary signs of injury such as prevertebral
soft-tissue swelling, measurements and ratios are often used to help make the diagnosis.
2), with multiple prevertebral
and paravertebral collaterals (Fig.
Involvement of both RLNs following unilateral thoracic paravertebral block is possible, as spread of local anaesthetic to the contralateral paravertebral space can occur via the prevertebral
or the epidural space resulting in segmental contralateral anaesthesia (5).
A further investigation using neck computerized tomography revealed a mass in the left prevertebral
area, with dimensions of 50 x 35 x 25 mm, pushing the carotid artery forward and compressing the left internal carotid artery, with peripheral contrast enhancement which was assumed to be a recurrence of the primary lesion (Figure 1).
Clinical evaluation of traumatic central cord syndrome: emphasis on clinical significance of prevertebral
hiperintensity, cord compression, and intramedullary high-signal intensity on MRI.