Principles of general management and treatment of the neck

  • A. G. D. Maran
Part of the The New Medicine book series (NEME, volume 4)


These, where possible, should be made in the lines of the skin creases. Incisions placed in these lines heal better and will be cosmetically less noticeable. Neck incisions should therefore be made horizontally wherever possible and not vertically.


Internal Jugular Vein Radical Neck Dissection Neck Incision Thyroglossal Duct Cyst Digastric Muscle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. D. Maran
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal InfirmaryEdinburghScotland

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