← EO/IO Inspections Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Cervical Anterior Lymph Nodes
- Incorrect Palpation
- Good Palpation technique
- Careful Documentation
- Viral Infection
- a The act of "walking" or "dancing" your fingertips across a structure when palpating. This technique is often unsuccesful in detecting nodules, tumors, swelling, or enlarged lymph nodes.
- b A chain of lymph nodes found in front of the Sternocliedomastoid muscle.
- c All abnormal findings should have this done in order to ensure patient safety and to maintain a complete health history.
- d This is critical to the success of a head and neck examination.
- e Lymph nodes swell to 1/2 to 1 inch across due to this.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- This should be a routine part of each patient's dental visit.
- Most common cause of lymph node enlargment.
- These glands produce saliva and have ducts that release saliva into the mouth.
- 170 to 200 of these are located primarily in the neck. They can be enlarged due to infection, inflammatory conditions, an abscess, or cancer.
- Lymph nodes swell larger than 1 inch due to this.
5 True/False Questions
Compression against UNDERLYING structure → This palpation technique uses the fingertips to move or compress a structure against the underlying tissue.
Ex. Using the fingers of the right hand to roll the tissue from under the chin up and over the inferior border of the mandible.
Thyroid gland → The largest of the salivary glands. These glands are located on the surface of the masseter muscle between the ear and the jaw.
Submental Lymph Nodes → Lymph nodes found underneath the chin.
Goiter → The joint that connects the temporal bone at the side of the head. It is one of the most complicated joints in the body.
Cervical Posterior Lymph Nodes → A chain of lymph nodes found in front of the Sternocliedomastoid muscle.