Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 499-509

First online:

Imaging of head and neck neoplasms in children

  • Caroline D. RobsonAffiliated withDepartment of Radiology, Children’s Hospital Boston Email author 

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The characteristic imaging appearance for a variety of common and/or important pediatric head and neck tumors will be described in this review. These include benign masses such as hemangioma, teratoma, nerve sheath tumors, juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma and malignant masses such as rhabdomyosarcoma, lymphoma, carcinoma and retinoblastoma. This review focuses primarily on soft tissue tumors.


Pediatrics Head and neck Tumors Hemangioma Teratoma Nerve sheath tumor Juvenile nasophayngeal angiofibroma Langerhans cell histiocytosis Rhabdomyosarcoma Carcinoma