Journal of Head & Neck Physicians and Surgeons

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Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 60--61

Identification of accessory nerve in neck dissection: The telephone wire appearance


Bipin T Varghese 
 Department of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, RCC, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

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Dr. Bipin T Varghese
Department of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology, RCC, Trivandrum, Kerala
India

Based on documented observations in neck dissection of more than 700 cases, a distinct appearance of the distal segment of trapezius branch of accessory nerve in the posterior triangle of the neck is described which has been coined 'the telephone wire appearance' by the author.


How to cite this article:
Varghese BT. Identification of accessory nerve in neck dissection: The telephone wire appearance.J Head Neck Physicians Surg 2018;6:60-61


How to cite this URL:
Varghese BT. Identification of accessory nerve in neck dissection: The telephone wire appearance. J Head Neck Physicians Surg [serial online] 2018 [cited 2023 Feb 1 ];6:60-61
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