Figure 119.10. Palpation of thyroid gland from the front.

Figure 119.10

Palpation of thyroid gland from the front. Right hand displaces the gland to left of patient while left hand, index finger, and thumb palpate gland under steno-cleido-mastoid muscle.

From: Chapter 119, An Overview of the Head and Neck

Cover of Clinical Methods
Clinical Methods: The History, Physical, and Laboratory Examinations. 3rd edition.
Walker HK, Hall WD, Hurst JW, editors.
Boston: Butterworths; 1990.
Copyright © 1990, Butterworth Publishers, a division of Reed Publishing.

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