A fibrous or muscular band is sometimes found attached, above, to the body of the hyoid bone
, and below to the thyroid isthmus
, or its pyramidal lobe. When muscular, it is termed the Levator muscle of thyroid gland
- Lehr RP Jr (1979). "Musculus levator glandulae thyroideae: an observation". Anat Anz 146 (5): 494–6.