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Pitfalls in the staging of cancer of the oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
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PMID:  23199661     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The face of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) is changing. It has a dichotomous nature, with 1 subset of the disease associated with tobacco and alcohol use and the other having proven association with human papilloma virus infection. Imaging plays an important role in the staging and surveillance of OPSCC, and a detailed knowledge of the anatomy and pitfalls is critical. This article will review the detailed anatomy of the oropharynx and epidemiology of OPSS, along with its staging, patterns of spread, and treatment.
Authors:
Amanda Corey
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroimaging clinics of North America     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-9867     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroimaging Clin. N. Am.     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9211377     Medline TA:  Neuroimaging Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, BG-21, 1364 Clifton Road, Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA. Electronic address: acorey@emory.edu.
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