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By Aravind B M OtoRhinoLaryngology
Navin Mani, Manish M George, Laura Nash, Bilal Anwar, Jarrod J Homer
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: Head and neck squamous cell carcinomas of unknown primary (HNSCCUP) accounts for up to 10% of presenting head and neck squamous cell carcinomas. Identification of the primary site allows for directed therapy. Where initial investigations have failed to locate the primary site, 18-fludeoxyglucose positron emission tomography-computed tomography (PET/CT) has emerged as a useful tool with improved sensitivity over positron emission tomography alone. Following PET/CT scan, the role of subsequent panendoscopy ± biopsy has not been fully assessed...
June 2016: Laryngoscope
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