Supraclavicular triangle

The supraclavicular triangle is one of the paired triangles in the posterior triangle of the neck. The triangles of the neck are surgically focused, first described from early dissection-based anatomical studies which predated cross-sectional anatomical description based on imaging (see deep spaces of the neck).

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Anatomy: Head and neck

Anatomy: Head and neck

Article information

rID: 54116
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: surgical triangles of the neck (Gray's illustration)
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