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Bruit

Blowing, swooshing sound heard through the stethoscope over an area of abnormal blood flow

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Dysphagia

Difficulty in swallowing

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Goiter

Increase in size of thyroid gland that occurs with hyperthyroidism

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Lymphadenopathy

Enlargement of the lymph nodes due to infection, allergy, or neoplasm

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Macrocephalic

Refers to abnormally large head

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Microcephalic

Refers to abnormally small head

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Normocephalic

Refers to round symmetric skull that is appropriately related to body size

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Torticollis

Head tilt due to shortening or spasm of one sternomastoid muscle

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Vertigo

Illusory sensation of either the room or one's own body spinning; not the same as dizziness

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The major neck muscles are the:

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List the facial structures that should appear symmetric when inspecting the head.

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Describe the characteristics of lymph nodes often associated with acute infection

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Describe the characteristics of lymph nodes often associated with chronic inflammation

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Describe the characteristics of lymph nodes often associated with cancer

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Differentiate caput secceaneum from cephalhematoma in the newborn infant.

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Describe the tonic neck reflex in the infant

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Describe the characteristics of normal cervical lymph nodes during childhood.

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List the condition(s) associated with parotid gland enlargement

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Describe the facial characteristics that occur with Down syndrome

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Contrast the facial characteristics of hyperthyroidism versus hypothyroidism

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Identify label "a"

Cricoid cartilage

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Identify label "b"

Isthmus of thyroid

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Identify label "c"

Sternomastoid muscle

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Identify label "d"

Clavicle

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Identify label "e"

Hyoid bone

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Identify label "f"

Thyroid cartilage

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Identify label "g"

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Identify label "h"

Thryoid gland

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Identify label "i"

Trachea

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Identify label "j"

Manubrium