Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 40, Issue 4, pp 499–509

Imaging of head and neck neoplasms in children


DOI: 10.1007/s00247-009-1526-9

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Robson, C.D. Pediatr Radiol (2010) 40: 499. doi:10.1007/s00247-009-1526-9


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.


PediatricsHead and neckTumorsHemangiomaTeratomaNerve sheath tumorJuvenile nasophayngeal angiofibromaLangerhans cell histiocytosisRhabdomyosarcomaCarcinoma

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChildren’s Hospital BostonBostonUSA