CT of the neck

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Author: Mikael Häggström [notes 1]

Normal anatomy

Diseases and presentations

Lymphadenopathy

Definition by size
Generally (non-retropharyngeal) 10 mm[1] – 20 mm[2][3]
Jugulodigastric lymph nodes 11mm[1] or 15 mm[3]
Retropharyngeal 8 mm[3]
  • Lateral retropharyngeal: 5 mm[1]

Locations

Notes

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Current concepts in lymph node imaging ". Journal of Nuclear Medicine : Official Publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine 45 (9): 1509–18. September 2004. PMID 15347718. 
  2. . Assessment of lymphadenopathy. BMJ Best Practice. Retrieved on 2017-03-04. Last updated: Last updated: Feb 16, 2017
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Page 432 in: Luca Saba (2016). Image Principles, Neck, and the Brain . CRC Press. ISBN 9781482216202.