A patient undergoing a thyroid lobectomy.. .The surgeon is gaining access to the thyroid gland in the neck. The platysma muscles which run in the subcutaneous tissue of the neck have been divided. We can see the skin, subcutaneous tissue and platysma muscles clasped using Allis forceps, with the superior flap drawn towards the head to open the surgic
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A patient undergoing a thyroid lobectomy.. .The surgeon is gaining access to the thyroid gland in the neck. The platysma muscles which run in the subcutaneous tissue of the neck have been divided. We can see the skin, subcutaneous tissue and platysma muscles clasped using Allis forceps, with the superior flap drawn towards the head to open the surgic

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Photographer: Medicimage, LTD .
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 30 Jan 2007
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