Anterior cervical nodes

Description

The lymph nodes from level VI (anterior cervical node; superior visceral nodes; prelaryngeal; pretracheal; Delphian node) lie between the carotid arteries from the level of the bottom of the body of the hyoid bone to the level of the manubrium (or innominate vein). They are anterior to visceral space and anterior to levels III and IV


Robbins KT, Shaha AR, Medina JE, et al. Consensus statement on the classification and terminology of neck dissection. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 May. 134(5):536-8.

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