Benign Clinical Conditions in the Adjacent Neck

Chapter

Abstract

The thyroid gland is located in the anterior ­central part of the infrahyoid neck. During ultrasound examination of the thyroid, a large part of the neck is also included in the field of view, and unexpected incidental findings may be seen in these areas. The aim of this chapter is to review some of the more commonly encountered benign lesions that may be in the vicinity of the thyroid. This chapter does not include a discussion on lymph nodes and parathyroid glands as these are discussed in detail in other sections of the book. Please refer to other chapters for the discussion of lymph nodes and parathyroid glands.

Keywords

Cholesterol Attenuation Sedimentation Neuropathy Catecholamine 

Supplementary material

97-Zenker's diverticulum deep to thyroid gland (6,757 KB)

98-Normal vocal cords quiet respiration (6,120 KB)

99-Vocal cord paralysis, right (6,129 KB)

100-Normal submandibular gland with normal subcapsular lymph (72,653 KB)

101-Obstructing submandibular duct calculus (70,874 KB)

102-Dual calculi in ectatic parotid duct. Note movement of (6,329 KB)

103-Multiple parotid cysts in patient with HIV (4,664 KB)

104-Pleomorphic adenoma of parotid gland. Note well-defined (1,115 KB)

105-Sjogren's syndrome of parotid and adjacent submandibular (1,115 KB)

106-Calculus obstructing parotid duct and demonstration of d (6,120 KB)

107-Synovial cyst from tempero-mandibular joint presenting a (6,123 KB)

108-Calcification carotid bulb and bifurcation, transverse v (6,723 KB)

109-Calcifications of carotid artery at the bulb, transverse (6,139 KB)

110-Calcifications of carotid artery at the bulb, sagittal v (5,929 KB)

111-Carotid body tumor transverse and sagittal view, Color D (80,510 KB)

112-Thyroglossal duct cyst with debris demonstrating comet-t (61,445 KB)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Imaging and Interventional RadiologyThe Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales HospitalShatin (NT)Hong Kong (SAR), China

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