Head & Neck Competency – Topic: Mouth, Pharynx & Palate Number of competencies: (5) Number of procedures for certification: (NIL)

AN36.1 Describe the 1) morphology, relations, blood supply and applied anatomy of palatine tonsil 2) composition of soft palate K KH Y
AN36.2 Describe the components and functions of Waldeyer’s lymphatic ring K KH Y
AN36.3 Describe the boundaries and clinical significance of pyriform fossa K KH N
AN36.4 Describe the anatomical basis of tonsillitis, tonsillectomy, adenoids and peri-tonsillar abscess K KH N
AN36.5 Describe the clinical significance of Killian’s dehiscence K KH N

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