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Patients had undergone either a selective neck dissection or a modified type III radical neck dissection.
These patients had selective neck dissections followed by definitive radiation therapy to the primary tumor and neck.
Prevelance of nodal metastases in the submuscular recess (level IIb) during selective neck dissection.
4, 7) In 2 cases reported by Urano et al, both patients experienced a recurrence with cervical nodal metastasis that required selective neck dissection.

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