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Mesh term Neck Dissection

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Lymph Node Excision
Otorhinolaryngologic Surgical Procedures

Description

Dissection in the neck to remove all disease tissues including cervical LYMPH NODES and to leave an adequate margin of normal tissue. This type of surgery is usually used in tumors or cervical metastases in the head and neck. The prototype of neck dissection is the radical neck dissection described by Crile in 1906.



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