Pathology of Head and Neck Tumours

  • Katherine SissonEmail author
  • Tom Roques
Part of the Clinicians’ Guides to Radionuclide Hybrid Imaging book series (CGRHI)


The neoplastic processes in the H&N are extremely diverse and extensive. For this reason, only the more common malignant neoplasms will be considered. Consideration of the normal structures (epithelial lining, soft tissue, salivary glands etc.) provides a useful guide to the types of tumours encountered.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Norfolk and Norwich University HospitalNorwichUK

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