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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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE Intensification of radiotherapy and chemotherapy for head-and-neck cancer may lead to increased rates of dysphagia… (More)
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2009
2009
PURPOSE Aim of this study was to correlate dose to pharyngeal constrictors (PC) with subjective and observer-based assessments of… (More)
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE The role of the lateral pharyngeal muscular walls in the pathogenesis of obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Velocardiofacial syndrome (VCFS) is one of the most common multiple anomaly syndromes in humans. Pharyngeal hypotonia… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVES Dysphagia is an important consequence of many diseases. As some of the muscles of deglutition tend to be deep to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The durations and temporal relationships of electromyographic activity from the submental complex, superior pharyngeal… (More)
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1997
1997
Electromyographic activity of the superior, middle, and inferior pharyngeal constrictor (PC) muscles was examined in 10 normal… (More)
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1989
1989
The purpose of this investigation was to determine, in a quantitative manner, which, if any, nonswallowing tasks produce… (More)
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1982
1982
Five normal subjects were used to study the relations between muscle activity and velar position. The speech sample consisted of… (More)
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1976
1976
Electromyographic (EMG) recordings were obtained from the levator palatini, superior pharyngeal constrictor, middle pharyngeal… (More)
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