On one side it is bounded by the prevertebral fascia.
Section of the neck at about the level of the sixth cervical vertebra. Showing the arrangement of the fascia coli.
Sagittal section of nose mouth, pharynx, and larynx.
The prevertebral space is a space in the neck.
In trauma, an increased thickness of the prevertebral space is a sign of injury, and can be measured with medical imaging.
- CT scan with upper limits of the thickness of the prevertebral space at different levels.
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