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Imaging in Malignancy of the Oral Cavity and Role of PET CT in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck Region

  • Venkatraman BhatEmail author
  • H. V. Sunil
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Abstract

Imaging plays a vital role in obtaining accurate, reproducible information about a lesion in an anatomically complex body region. Precise imaging information built on the requirements of clinical management strategies are needed for patient management and subsequent follow-up. The choice of appropriate imaging methods is equally as important for obtaining the required information and optimizing resource utilization. This review provides the basis and pathway for interpreting normal and pathological imaging observations of oral cavity lesions

Keywords

Oral Cavity Infratemporal Fossa Masticator Space Pterygopalatine Fossa Nodal Assessment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ImagingMazumdar Shaw Medical CentreBengaluruIndia
  2. 2.Department of Nuclear MedicineMazumdar Shaw Cancer Centre, Narayana Health City, FDI CareBengaluruIndia

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