Abstract

This article presents a comprehensive analysis of the neck fascia and neck spaces that are formed by the interplay of the different fascial layers. Because a solid and thorough understanding of the anatomy and relationship of the various neck spaces is so valuable in diagnosing and treating diseases of the neck, this information organizes the anatomic areas of the neck beginning with and overview, followed by extent, anatomic relationship, and contents. Detailed enhanced computed tomography images display the anatomic areas of the neck.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1203-1221
Number of pages19
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Volume45
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2012

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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