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Superior pharyngeal constrictor muscle structure

Known as: Superior Pharyngeal Constrictor Muscle, M. constrictor pharyngis superior, Superior constrictor 
The uppermost of the three constrictor muscles of the pharynx. It receives nerve supply from the pharyngeal plexus.
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2011
Review
2011
  • J. Perry
  • Seminars in speech and language
  • 2011
  • Corpus ID: 23980713
Understanding the normal anatomy and physiology of the velopharyngeal mechanism is the first step in providing appropriate… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE Intensification of radiotherapy and chemotherapy for head-and-neck cancer may lead to increased rates of dysphagia… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
To investigate the efficacy of relocation pharyngoplasty as a surgical technique both to enlarge pharyngeal airspace and to… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
  • M. Cahali
  • The Laryngoscope
  • 2003
  • Corpus ID: 6185659
Objective: The role of the lateral pharyngeal muscular walls in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
OBJECTIVES Dysphagia is an important consequence of many diseases. As some of the muscles of deglutition tend to be deep to the… Expand
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The durations and temporal relationships of electromyographic activity from the submental complex, superior pharyngeal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
&NA; The purpose of this investigation was to apply the findings of an anatomic study of the levator veli palatini… Expand
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Electromyographic activity of the superior, middle, and inferior pharyngeal constrictor (PC) muscles was examined in 10 normal… Expand
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
Five normal subjects were used to study the relations between muscle activity and velar position. The speech sample consisted of… Expand
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
  • F. Bell-Berti
  • Journal of speech and hearing research
  • 1976
  • Corpus ID: 35445095
Electromyographic (EMG) recordings were obtained from the levator palatini, superior pharyngeal constrictor, middle pharyngeal… Expand
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