Flashcards in Lecture 3 - Head and Neck Deck (5)
What things do you want to go over in the history if you suspect a head and neck problem?
Symptoms - sore throat, dysphnia (hoarseness), dysphagia, odynophagia, mouth/throat ulcer, neck lump
FH - thyroid problems
Where would you want to examine?
Oral cavity - start at lips (can get cancer of lips), ventral (under) surface of tongue, ulcers of gums, tongue, cheeks
Hard and soft palate
Checking for cleft palates
What are the three subdivisions of the pharynx?
What are the three subdivisions of the larynx?
Glottis (vocal chords)