Posterior triangle metastases of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract.

@article{Davidson1993PosteriorTM,
  title={Posterior triangle metastases of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aerodigestive tract.},
  author={Bruce Davidson and V Kulkarny and Mark D Delacure and Jatin P Shah},
  journal={American journal of surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={166 4},
  pages={395-8}
}
The trend toward function-conserving surgery in the treatment of squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck has led to a progression from radical neck dissection to modified neck dissection and selective neck dissection has growing support. These surgical modifications have resulted from an effort to spare structures uninvolved with malignancy. Level V dissection can be associated with spinal accessory dysfunction in some patients even when the nerve remains intact. In this study, we have… CONTINUE READING