Prevertebral space

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Caption = Section of the neck at about the level of the sixth cervical vertebra. Showing the arrangement of the fascia coli.


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The prevertebral space is a space in the neck.

On one side it is bounded by the prevertebral fascia.cite web |url=http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic2682.htm#section~introduction |title=eMedicine - Retropharyngeal Abscess : Article by Todd J Berger, MD |accessdate=2008-02-18 |format= |work=]

On the other side, some sources define it as bounded by the vertebral bodies,cite web |url=http://www.bcm.edu/oto/grand/10694.html |title=Deep Neck Space Infections: Changing Trends |accessdate=2008-02-18 |format= |work=] and others define it as bounded by the longus colli.cite web |url=http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic2682.htm#section~introduction |title=eMedicine - Retropharyngeal Abscess : Article by Todd J Berger, MD |accessdate=2008-02-18 |format= |work=]

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