infrahyoid muscles

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in·fra·hy·oid mus·cles

the small, flat muscles inferior to the hyoid bone including the sternohyoid, omohyoid, sternothyroid, thyrohyoid, and levator muscle of the thyroid gland.
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Marsupialisation and strap muscle transposition laryngoplasty for vocal cysts with vocal fold atrophy.
4) Many consider granuloma removal through a large laryngotomy window with strap muscle reconstruction and arytenoid adduction to be the surgical treatment of choice.
The latter is followed to its extremity in the anterior belly of the omohyoid or other strap muscle.
The strap muscles on the bulge of the laryngocele are dissected to reach the laryngocele capsule (figure 1).
The two skin flaps are created by dissecting them away from the strap muscles upward to the thyroid cartilage and downward to the sternal border.
This approach exploits the intermuscular plane between sternocleidomastoid muscle, carotid artery and jugular vein laterally and the strap muscles, trachea and oesophagus medially.
The subcutaneous scar containing the subcutaneous tissue and strap muscles was opened to reveal the implant.
A couple of strap muscles, the zygomatic minor, the contempt muscle, (which curls the lip) and the zygomatic major, the laughter muscle (which raises the corners of the mouth up and out) are attached, running from the cheekbone beneath the outer corner of the eye to the side of the upper lip.
The position of the schwannoma between the strap muscles was consistent of the nerve of origin being a branch of the ansa cervicalis.
These are anatomically beneath the strap muscles of the neck and therefore are less mobile, often present after an upper respiratory infection, and tend to be larger than dermoids.