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How well does MRI detect lymph nodes in the neck. Does it show if they are malignant or not based on structure?

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Dr. James Bronk
Radiology

In brief: MR useful in neck

Small lymph nodes (less than 1 cm) may be difficult to characterize.
Replaced morphology in larger nodes can suggest malignancy.

In brief: MR useful in neck

Small lymph nodes (less than 1 cm) may be difficult to characterize.
Replaced morphology in larger nodes can suggest malignancy.
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