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Computed Tomography Evaluation of Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers

Ravi Varma, Sunita Tibrewala, Sudeep Roplekar

Citation Information : Varma R, Tibrewala S, Roplekar S. Computed Tomography Evaluation of Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Cancers. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2013; 5 (4):4-15.

DOI: 10.5005/aijoc-5-4-4

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 00-00-2013

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Abstract

Cross-sectional imaging plays a vital role in the diagnostic evaluation of oral and oropharyngeal cancers. This article discusses important technical issues related to CT scan examination, cross-sectional anatomy, patterns of tumor spread and role of imaging in pretreatment staging and post-treatment surveillance.


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