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The anatomical basis for common cosmetic anterior neck deformities.

Authors
  • Vistnes, L M
  • Souther, S G
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of plastic surgery
Publication Date
May 01, 1979
Volume
2
Issue
5
Pages
381–388
Identifiers
PMID: 543601
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The anatomical basis for some common anterior neck deformities, the key to which is the presence or absence of decussation of the platysma muscles at the midline, is described. A plea is made to be specific in describing these deformities, and to approach corrective surgery anatomically.

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