Physical Examination of Neck

  • Gang Chen
  • Rui Zeng


Neck exam is performed in a quiet and well-lit room. The patient should be seated in a comfortable position. Expose the neck down to the shoulders. Remove any jewelry. Gently perform the exam, particularly for those with suspected cervical diseases.

Suggested Reading and Website

  1. Swartz MH. Textbook of physical diagnosis. 7th ed: Elsevier; 2014.Google Scholar

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and People's Medical Publishing House 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gang Chen
    • 1
  • Rui Zeng
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of EndocrineFujian Medical UniversityFuzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of CardiologySichuan UniversityChengduChina

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