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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19] In our case there is persisting swelling lateral wall of oropharynx extending in to anterior triangle of neck medial to sternocleidomastoid muscle.
A 45-year-old man presented to our emergency department with a 3-hour history of a swelling in the right anterior triangle of his neck.
A 25-year-old man presented to the otolaryngology department with a one-year history of a asymptomatic, anterior triangle neck swelling which he had incidentally noticed.
An 11-year-old girl presented at our department with a swelling in the anterior triangle of the neck.
Most of the important vascular and visceral organs lie within the anterior triangle bounded by the sternocleidomastoid posteriorly, the midline anteriorly and the mandible superiorly.
The hypoglossal nerve enters the paravertebral spatium and descends to the anterior triangle of the neck.
Examination revealed a soft, 5-cm cystic mass in the anterior triangle of the neck; its posterior border extended medially to the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
Type II cysts are associated with the submandibular gland or found in the anterior triangle of the neck.
1) It occurs most frequently in the posterior triangle, but when it occurs in the anterior triangle, it tends to be more problematic, interfering with the patient's ability to breathe or swallow.
Examination revealed the presence of a firm, mobile, 2 x 2-cm swelling in the anterior triangle on the left side.
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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