Suprasternal


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Su`pra`ster´nal


a.1.(Anat.) Situated above, or anterior to, the sternum.
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10*14*4 cm in size, soft-firm in consistency extending from thyroid cartilage to suprasternal notch was noted.
Patient's respiration was normal, and findings about upper airway obstruction such as stridor and supraclavicular and suprasternal retractions, were not observed.
Furthermore, proper location of nodule: (a) Not too low (near the suprasternal notch); (b) Not too high (upper pole dissection); (c) It should be not too deep (posterior lobe), not adhere carotid sheath, hide underneath muscles or difficult to palpate Table 2.
Level VII in the American Head and Neck Society classification refers to pretracheal, paratracheal, and esophageal groove lymph nodes, extending from the level of suprasternal notch cephalad and up to the innominate artery caudad.
After superior and inferior vena cava bypass and ascending aorta block were completed, an incision was cut from suprasternal fossa to the 4th intercostal space, and then the sternum was transversed.
Horizontal incision around 5cm was given between cricoid and suprasternal notch.
Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) showed a huge lesion reaching superiorly to the patient's skull base and inferiorly to the suprasternal notch.
He had inspiratory stridor and subcostal, intercostal and suprasternal retractions.
Suprasternal and intercostal retractions occurred following extubation, and the patient was started on inhaled adrenaline, cold vapor and systematic dexamethasone.
When the dissection was progressed upwards, the inferior aspect of the thyroid lump was seen in the suprasternal space extending up to the retromanubrium region.
Subcostal, suprasternal, suprasternal views and modified parasternal views should be utilized liberally.