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What does SSN stand for?

SSN stands for Suprasternal Notch (anatomy)


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Incidentally, her globus hystericus was immediately and permanently relieved with one treatment of neural therapy using procaine and Spascupreel from Heel in intradermal wheels (quaddles) to her suprasternal notch and in a ring around her neck and over the dorsal processes of the associated cervical vertebrae.
But if you know the anatomy there's a way to do it: The arrow must hit right on top of the suprasternal notch, the dip at the top of the breastbone just below the Adam's apple.
The distance in meters from the floor to the suprasternal notch was measured and divided by the trunk length.
Another cystic nodule was seen posterior to the trachea at the right suprasternal notch.
The endotracheal tube was positioned by one of three methods: it was secured by palpating at the suprasternal notch while holding the pilot balloon ([Group.
For safe and successful subclavian vein cannulation via the infraclavicular route, the skin is punctured 2 to 3 cm caudal to the midpoint of the clavicle and thereafter it is advanced in an upward and inward direction towards the suprasternal notch.

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