Lymph nodes of the neck: evaluation with US.

@article{Hajek1986LymphNO,
  title={Lymph nodes of the neck: evaluation with US.},
  author={Paul C. Hajek and Erich Salomonowitz and Rajka Turk and Dimiter Tscholakoff and Wolfgang Kumpan and Heinrich Czembirek},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1986},
  volume={158 3},
  pages={739-42}
}
Ultrasound (US) proved highly effective for detection, localization, and delineation of enlarged lymph nodes of the neck. Infiltration of adjacent structures, specifically the common, internal, and external carotid arteries, and the neck muscles was reliably demonstrated. Benign and malignant lymph node enlargement could not be differentiated. US examinations changed the operative course of 56% of patients studied. In 41%, a more radical operative procedure was performed than was previously… CONTINUE READING

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