Radiological Imaging in Head and Neck Tumours
Imaging has a limited role in diagnosis . Most head and neck (H&N) tumours are referred for imaging after the diagnosis has been confirmed or strongly suspected clinically. That said, with some less common malignancies, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has a more significant diagnostic role. Also, in people with squamous cell cancer (SqCC) neck nodes, and no obvious primary site on clinical examination, MRI/CT will demonstrate the primary in approximately one third of cases.
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