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Oral Cavity Cancer

  • Zachary Kohutek
  • Keith Unger
  • Nadeem Riaz
  • Nancy Lee
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The oral cavity is the most anterior head and neck site. It is separated from the oropharynx by an imaginary line extending from the anterior tonsillar pillars to the junction of hard and soft palate to the circumvallate papillae.The oral cavity is divided into several subsites including the oral tongue, floor of the mouth, retromolar trigone, alveolar ridge, hard palate, buccal mucosa, gingiva and lips (Fig. 1).

Keywords

Planning Target Volume Buccal Mucosa Hard Palate Alveolar Ridge Inferior Alveolar Nerve 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zachary Kohutek
    • 1
  • Keith Unger
    • 2
  • Nadeem Riaz
    • 1
  • Nancy Lee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyMemorial Sloan-KetteringNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyGeorgetown University HospitalWashington, DCUSA

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