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1

Anterior triangle borders

Mandible superiorly
Sternocleidomastoid laterally
Midline medially

2

Posterior triangle borders

Sternocleidomastoid
Trapezium
Clavicle

3

Neurofibromatosis inheritance pattern?

Autosomal dominant

4

In which decade of life is a thyroglossal cyst most likely to arise in?

The first decade of life. Imagine Dylan when he was King George

5

What movement may be able to help you diagnose a thyroglossal cyst?

A thyroglossal cyst will move upwards on protrusion of the tongue

6

What swelling may move upwards on protrusion of the tongue?

Thyroglossal cyst

7

Midline swellings of the neck

Thyroid
Thyroglossal cysts
Dermoid Cysts

8

Superficial swellings of the neck

Sebaceous cysts
Lipomas
Neurofibromas

9

Most common cause of neck swellings

Lymph nodes

10

When do thyroglossal cysts usually present?

Teenagers