Cervical Lymphography in Cases of Laryngo-Pharyngeal Carcinoma

U. P. Fisch
1964 Journal of Laryngology and Otology  
INVOLVEMENT of the cervical lymphatic system is very often the major problem in evaluating the therapeutic approach for head and neck malignancies as the clinical methods available to determine the extent of metastatic spread from a particular tumour are limited. The development of a technique for cervical lymphography has proved of great value in the functional study of the lateral cervical lymphatic system (Fisch and Sigel, 1964) . It was hoped that lymphography would also be of value in the
more » ... be of value in the observation of cervical metastases. For this reason, cervical lymphography has been performed in patients with head and neck malignancies and it is the purpose of this paper to describe the lymphographic patterns observed in cases of laryngopharyngeal carcinoma. Method
doi:10.1017/s0022215100062678 pmid:14204617 fatcat:tf4cj2k5szdwdnjnt5e7pf26ee