alexa Imaging of cervical lymph nodes in head and neck cancer: the basics.
Surgery

Surgery

Surgery: Current Research

Author(s): Gor DM, Langer JE, Loevner LA

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Abstract Imaging can identify pathologic cervical adenopathy in a significant number of patients with head and neck cancer who have no palpable adenopathy on physical examination. This article reviews nodal classification, drainage patterns of different head and neck cancers, various cross-sectional imaging features of metastatic lymph nodes from head and neck cancer, nodal staging, and certain features like extracapsular spread and carotid and vertebral invasion that the clinician should know because they have therapeutic and prognostic implications. New imaging techniques and the role of fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography imaging in recurrent disease are discussed. This article was published in Radiol Clin North Am and referenced in Surgery: Current Research

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