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Clinical Correlate for the Lateral Neck: Review Questions - Dr. Goldenberg

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  1. The pyramidal lobe of the thyroid gland reflects the descent of the thyroid from the base of the tongue.
  2. The inferior thyroid artery is said to be tortuous to accommodate laryngeal movement.
  3. The inferior thyroid
  4. The external laryngeal nerve is required for fine pitch control of the voice.
  5. The Delphian lymph node is on the anterior surface of the cricoidthyroid membrane.

  1. There are approximately 300 lymph nodes in the cervical region.
  2. Cranial nerves V, VII, IX, X and the cervical plexus all contribute to the sensation of the external ear.
  3. The thoracic duct passes through the right vertebral triangle.
  4. Sweat glands, although under sympathetic control, are cholinergic rather than adrenergic.





-- LorenEvey - 20 Oct 2010

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