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Endgames Anatomy Quiz

Radiograph showing the soft tissues of the neck: lateral view

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 16 October 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f6186
  1. A Senior, foundation year 1 doctor,
  2. J Douglas, core trainee, year 1,
  3. C Hari, consultant head and neck surgeon
  1. 1ENT Department, Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust, Shrewsbury, UK
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Name the areas labelled A-F that are important when looking at a radiograph in a patient with suspected ingestion of a foreign body.

  • A: Epiglottis. Composed of fibrocartilage, it projects obliquely behind the base of the tongue, in front of the entrance to the larynx. The space between the base of …

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