Cervical Lymph Node Stations – a landmark approach
In this quick video, Dr. Bailey walks us through a quick overview of 6 of the common cervical nodal stations in the neck. Each lymph node in the neck is assigned one of these 6 levels based on their relationship with normal anatomic structures in the neck. These stations are important in communicating with other physicians which abnormal nodes we are talking about.
By using only these 8 landmarks, you can feel confident that you are properly identifying the right nodal locations:
1. Anterior belly digastric
2. Submandibular gland
3. Hyoid bone
4. Cricoid cartilage
5. Sternocleidomastoid muscle
Hopefully this helps you be more clear in your reports and better understand the different lymph node levels in the neck.
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