Reliability of sonoelastography in predicting pediatric cervical lymph node malignancy
作者: Ossama M. ZakariaAhmed MousaReema AlSadhanTamer A. SultanAhmed F. EidMohamed Y. DaoudAsmaa Al-TaherHazem M. ZakariaKrishna SwaroopAmr M. El-GibalyHaytham Al-ArfajEssam M. Abdelbary
作者单位: 1Departments of Pediatric Surgery, Surgery, Radiology, Pathology, College of Medicine, King Faisal University
2Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University
3Department of Vascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine for Males, Al-Azhar University
4Division of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Menoufia University
5Medical Imaging Department, King Abdul-Aziz Hospital, Health Affairs of the Ministry of National Guard
6Department of Surgery, Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, College of Medicine
7Department of General, Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Hanse Klinikum Stralsund, University Medicine of Greifswald
刊名: Pediatric Surgery International, 2018, Vol.34 (8), pp.885-890
来源数据库: Springer Journal
DOI: 10.1007/s00383-018-4301-x
关键词: SonoelastographyLymph nodeMalignancyFNACLymphoma
英文摘要: Abstract(#br) Purpose(#br)Controversy exists as regards the best non-invasive diagnostic tool for pediatric cervical lymphadenopathy. The current work aimed to evaluate the reliability, sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of sonoelastography in diagnosing benign and/or malignant pediatric cervical lymphadenopathy.(#br) Methods(#br)Prospective study took place over a period of 4 years from January 2013 to December 2016. A total of 177 lymph nodes (LNs) in 128 children with an age ranging from 11 months to 12 years were recruited in this study. Patients were 77 males and 51 females with a ratio of 3:2. All patients underwent a thorough history taking and clinical examination of the neck focusing on the cervical lymph nodes. After that, a B-mode sonography, Color Doppler ultrasound, and...
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