Reliability of sonoelastography in predicting pediatric cervical lymph node malignancy

@article{Zakaria2018ReliabilityOS,
  title={Reliability of sonoelastography in predicting pediatric cervical lymph node malignancy},
  author={Ossama M. Zakaria and Ahmed Mousa and R I Alsadhan and Tamer Ali Sultan and Ahmed Fathi Eid and Mohamed Yasser I. Daoud and Asmaa Al-Taher and Hazem Mohamed Zakaria and Krishna Swaroop and Amr M. El-Gibaly and Haytham Al-Arfaj and Essam M. Abdelbary},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2018},
  volume={34},
  pages={885-890}
}
Controversy exists as regards the best non-invasive diagnostic tool for pediatric cervical lymphadenopathy. The current work aimed to evaluate the reliability, sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of sonoelastography in diagnosing benign and/or malignant pediatric cervical lymphadenopathy. Prospective study took place over a period of 4 years from January 2013 to December 2016. A total of 177 lymph nodes (LNs) in 128 children with an age ranging from 11 months to 12 years were recruited in… CONTINUE READING
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