Radical Neck Dissection: Definition, Complications & Side Effects

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A radical neck dissection is usually performed to remove what type of tissues or growths?

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1. Compared to other neck dissection procedures discussed in the text, the radical neck dissection is the ___.

2. Common complications from radical neck dissections include all of the following except what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz is intended to allow you to review the practice of radical neck dissection. See if you can answer questions about parts of the body involved with this surgery, as well as the surgery's purpose.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Information related to radical neck dissections that you should be familiar with before taking this quiz includes:

  • What this procedure removes
  • Complications related to the surgery
  • Comparisons to other procedures

Skills Practiced

You can count on this quiz to give you practice with regards to the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on radical neck dissection
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the nerve that might be removed during radical neck dissection
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about lymph nodes in the neck

Additional Learning

More information about radical neck dissection is just waiting for you. Study the lesson entitled Radical Neck Dissection: Definition, Complications & Side Effects if you'd like the chance to learn more about:

  • Types of neck dissections
  • Why neck dissections are performed
  • Possible side-effects related to this procedure
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