MRI/CT and Pathology in Head and Neck Tumors: A Correlative Study by Mark W. RagozzinoMRI/CT and Pathology in Head and Neck Tumors: A Correlative Study by Mark W. Ragozzino

MRI/CT and Pathology in Head and Neck Tumors: A Correlative Study

byMark W. RagozzinoEditorR. ChisinOtherAlfred L. Weber

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tic knowledge, a multidisciplinary approach is indis­ Over the past 60 years, radiology has progressively uncovered the human body. At first a fleshless skele­ pensable: clinicians, radiologists, surgeons, radio­ therapists, and pathologists must all contribute their ton for global study, the body then appeared in slices, until with present techniques its smallest respective inputs for every patient referred. More­ over, experience is acquired through knowledge of structures are revealed. The physician at the com­ cases whose diagnosis is certain, and with which new puter console is constantly amazed at the never­ ending series of organ sections and their mUltiple cases can be compared. In this way a data base is created, whether in the physician'S memory or in images arising through manipulation of the signal. Cerebral convolutions, orbital content, bone mar­ that of the computer, which is helpful in making row, the face and all its bones can now be made visi­ diagnoses. ble without any danger to the patient. A lesion can be detected, located and identified; it can be ob­ Dr.
Title:MRI/CT and Pathology in Head and Neck Tumors: A Correlative StudyFormat:PaperbackPublished:September 22, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

One: Introduction.- Two: Technical Considerations.- 2.0 Summary.- 2.1 The nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) phenomenon.- 2.2 Relaxation and magnetic relaxation times.- 2.3 Location of magnetic resonance signal.- 2.4 Pulse sequences.- 2.5 Image contrast.- 2.6 Signal-to-noise ratio (S/N), spatial resolution and imaging time.- 2.7 Image acquisition time.- 2.8 MR signal characteristics of soft tissues.- References for Chapter Two.- Three: Case Presentations.- A. Orbital and paraorbital regions.- Case 1. Orbital metastasis of renal cell carcinoma.- Case 2. Squamous cell carcinoma of the fronto-orbital region with invasion of the orbit, frontal bone and frontal sinus.- B. Paranasal sinuses, including nasal cavities.- Case 3. Rhabdomyosarcoma of the ethmoid and maxillary sinuses.- Case 4. Leiomyosarcoma of the antroethmoidal sinuses.- Case 5. Fibrous dysplasia of the sphenoethmoidal region.- Case 6. Adenocarcinoma of the nasal cavities and ethmoid sinuses.- Case 7. Chondrosarcoma of the sphenoid sinus.- Case 8. Squamous cell carcinoma of the nasopharynx, paranasopharyngeal space, and maxillary antrum.- C. Temporal bone/base of skull.- Case 9. Squamous cell carcinoma of the external auditory canal.- Case 10. Glomus tympanicum tumor with extension into the upper part of jugular fossa.- Case 11. Glomus jugulare tumor.- Case 12. Multiple myeloma presenting as a solitary lesion of the base of skull.- Case 13. Schwannoma of the jugular foramen with extension into the cerebellopontine angle, petrous bone, and neck.- Case 14. Recurrent cholesterol cyst of the base of skull.- D. Salivary glands.- Case 15. Mixed tumor of the left parotid gland.- Case 16. Warthin's tumor of the right parotid gland and metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the right neck.- Case 17. Warthin's tumor of the left parotid gland.- Case 18. Oncocytoma of the left parotid gland.- Case 19. Focal carcinoma in pleomorphic adenoma of the left parotid gland.- Case 20. Adenocarcinoma of the right parotid gland.- Case 21. Lipoma of the right parotid gland.- E. Nasopharynx.- Case 22. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma with bilateral metastatic lymph nodes.- Case 23. Advanced carcinoma of the nasopharynx.- F Oropharynx and oral cavity.- Case 24. Squamous cell carcinoma of the left retromolar trigone.- Case 25. Squamous cell carcinoma of the right tongue.- Case 26. Squamous cell carcinoma of the base of the tongue.- G. Larynx.- Case 27. Oat cell carcinoma of the epiglottis.- Case 28. Extensive supraglottic squamous cell carcinoma.- Case 29. Squamous cell carcinoma of the right pyriform fossa.- H. Hypopharynx.- Case 30. Squamous cell carcinoma of the hypopharynx.- Case 31. Carcinoma of the hypopharynx with huge right neck mass.- I. Parapharyngeal space.- Case 32. Paraganglioma of the glomus vagale in the neck.- Case 33. Mixed tumor of the left parapharyngeal space.- J. Neck.- Case 34. Branchial cleft cyst of the right neck.- Case 35. Cystic-appearing metastatic lymph node in the right neck.- References for Chapter Three.- Four: Mri Strategy in Evaluating Head and Neck Tumors.- 4.1 Introduction.- 4.2 Optimum MR imaging parameters.- 4.3 MR and head and neck imaging, according to anatomic areas.- 4.3.1 Orbital regions.- 4.3.2 Temporal bone/base of skull.- 4.3.3 Salivary glands - Parapharyngeal space.- 4.3.4 Paranasal sinuses.- 4.3.5 Nasopharynx.- 4.3.6 Oropharynx and oral cavity.- 4.3.7 Larynx, hypopharynx, and neck.- 4.4 Gadolinium-DTPA for MR imaging in the head and neck.- 4.5 Unresolved problems.- References for Chapter Four.- Five: Conclusions.

Editorial Reviews

`Every radiology library should have this book and every radiologist and radiology resident should read it.'
S. Gebarski in Journal of Roentgenology, July 1990