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NurseReview.Org - Head Neck Regional Lymphatics

  1. 1. Head, Neck, Regional Lymphatics
  2. 2. <ul><li>Focuses on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cranium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Face </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thyroid Gland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lymph node structures within the head & neck </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Skull <ul><li>Size & shape </li></ul><ul><ul><li>8 bones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 frontal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 parietal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2 temporal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 occipital </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 ethmoid </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1 sphenoid </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Protects the brain & sensory organs </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Face <ul><li>Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Expression </li></ul>
  5. 6. Neck <ul><li>Symmetry </li></ul><ul><li>ROM </li></ul><ul><li>Muscles </li></ul><ul><li>Lymph nodes (10) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preauricular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Post auricular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occipital </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submental </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submandibular </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><ul><li>Jugulodigastric </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Superficial cervical </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep cervical chain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Posterior cervical Supraclavicular </li></ul></ul>
  7. 9. Trachea <ul><li>Inspect </li></ul><ul><li>Palpate; anterior, posterior </li></ul><ul><li>Auscultate </li></ul>
  8. 10. Trachea
  9. 11. Thyroid <ul><li>Inspect (drink of water). Thyroid tissue moves up. </li></ul><ul><li>Palpate. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Posterior approach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Anterior approach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Usually not palpable </li></ul><ul><li>Auscultate if enlarged </li></ul>

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