Diagnostic Imaging of Malignant Cervical Lymphadenopathy in Staging and Surgical Planning

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Jalal Jalalshokouhi , *

How to Cite: Jalalshokouhi J. Diagnostic Imaging of Malignant Cervical Lymphadenopathy in Staging and Surgical Planning, Iran J Radiol. Online ahead of Print ; 11(30th Iranian Congress of Radiology):e21332. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.21332.

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Iranian Journal of Radiology: 11 (30th Iranian Congress of Radiology); e21332
Published Online: February 28, 2014
Article Type: Research Article
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Abstract

1. Ultrasonography

2. X-ray CT-scanning

3. MRI

Dye injection especially in X-ray CT is necessary.

Shape, size, number and adjacent pathology are important in staging.

They are common in lymphoma, NHL, tongue and nasopharynx C.A, SCC, metastatic.

MRI is more sensitive for detection of nodes than CT.

MRI is for better delineation of nodes.

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