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a.1.(Anat.) Same as Hyosternal (a).
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While these lesions may appear similar on computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, their characteristic locations--midline or laterally, suprahyoid or infrahyoid, deep or superficial--may suggest a specific diagnosis.
Masses other than paragangliomas can arise in the carotid space of the suprahyoid and infrahyoid neck.
With the animal in the supine position after a vertical midline cervicotomy, the infrahyoid muscles were separated from the tracheal axis.
More invasive release maneuvers have been described to affect a tension-free repair: an infrahyoid muscle release, a suprahyoid muscle release, and the most invasive "hilar release.
A suspicion of FDCS should be raised in a patient who presents with a bulky, slowly growing, unilateral suprahyoid or infrahyoid mass that is contained within the lymphatic tissue and has a heterogeneous appearance on contrast-enhanced CT.
Twenty percent to 25% are in the suprahyoid neck, 15% to 59% are at the hyoid bone, and 25% to 65% are in the infrahyoid neck.
The infrahyoid muscles were then closed to recreate the anatomic plane.
The mass invades the surrounding structures of the visceral space and the infrahyoid neck with amorphous calcifications that may be present in 60% of cases.