Midline structures of neck

 

Midline structures of the neck  include

Hyoid bone. This is placed about 6 cm away from the chin.

Adam's apple. This is the laryngeal prominence of the thyroid cartilage.

Cricoid cartilage.

Tracheal rings: They extend to the root of the neck.

 
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Dissector
Lymphatic drainage
Organ integration
Clinical anatomy

Intervertebral joints

Intervertebral arches joints

Atlanto-occipital joint

Median atlanto-axial

Lateral atlanto-axial joint

Injuries to neck
See body map

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Anatomy Anesthesia Biochemistry Chemical pathology Community Health
Dermatology ENT Gynecology Hematology Imaging
Medicine Medical microbiology Obstetrics Ophthalmology Pathology
Pediatrics Pharmacology Physiology Psychiatry    Surgery/Orthopedics
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