Chapter 5 Ultrasound Characteristics of Benign vs Malignant Cervical Lymph Nodes. Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR Prativadi, R., Dahiya, N., Kamaya, A., Bhatt, S. 2017; 38 (5): 506-515


With approximately 800 lymph nodes in the body, and more than one-third found within the head and neck, lymph nodes are a common site for neck pathology. Differentiation between benign and malignant lymph nodes is critical in accurate prognosis; similarly, treatment hinges on accurate identification of the etiology of the pathologic process. Key gray-scale and color Doppler ultrasound criteria can help accurately distinguish between benign and malignant lymph nodes.

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