Imaging Case 6:
Head & Neck - Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the scalp

Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (cSCC) is the second most common non-melanoma skin cancer. They arise commonly in the head and neck region, especially on the scalp. For most patients complete tumor resection with an adequate margin of healthy tissue (> 5mm) is the first line of treatment. This case illustrates how specimen PET-CT images could help the surgeon intraoperatively remove the target lesion. It was published as part of a pilot study in cancer of the head and neck region.

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Imaging Case 6:Head & Neck - Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the scalp

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