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        Superior cricothyroid notch (clinical landmark) or omohyoid muscle (surgical landmark)

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        Inferior clavicle

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    Primary drainage

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      Hypopharynx

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        Larynx

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        Thyroid

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        Cervical esophagus

Level V: Posterior triangle

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    Boundaries

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      Anterior posterior border of the sternocleidomastoid muscle

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        Posterior anterior border of the trapezius muscle

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        Inferior clavicle

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      Primary drainage

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        Nasopharynx

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        Oropharynx

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        Posterior neck and scalp

Level Va - lymphatic structures that follow the spinal accessory nerve. Level Vb lymphatic structures that lie along the transverse cervical artery

Level VI: Anterior compartment (Prelaryngeal (Delphian), pretracheal, paratracheal, and precricoid (Delphian) nodes)

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    Boundaries

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      Lateral carotid sheath

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        Superior hyoid bone

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        Inferior suprasternal notch

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      Primary drainage

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        Thyroid

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        Larynx (glottic and subglottic)

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        Pyriform sinus apex

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        Cervical esophagus

The following table is a summary of the nodal drainage patterns from different primary

sites.

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