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Muskegon, MI
A 42-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to have visible neck tendons?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 46 years experience
It can be: This observation is often due to normal anatomy. The platysma muscles run vertically in the neck and are strand-like enabling fine gradations of movement in turning the head. In some people you can see a prominent anterior edge. This is more likely in thin people with less fat/subcutaenous tissue bordering the muscles. Best to accept/embrace rather than consider plastic surgery.
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