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International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine, 2023, 5(3); doi: 10.25236/IJFM.2023.050305.

Advances in the application of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant cervical lymph nodes


Jianglong Liu, Reyilai Abudukeremu, Maimaitituxun Tuerdi

Corresponding Author:
Maimaitituxun Tuerdi

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma and Orthognathic Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital (Stomatological Hospital) of Xinjiang Medical University, Urumqi, 830054, China


The accurate diagnosis and differential diagnosis of cervical lymph node lesions are very important for making scientific diagnosis and treatment strategy and evaluating the prognosis of the disease. Contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) can continuously observe the microcirculation and blood flow perfusion of lymph nodes, and significantly improve the accuracy of diagnosis of cervical lymph nodes, it has been gradually applied to localize the sentinel lymph node, guide biopsy, evaluate the treatment effect of lymph node and molecular imaging. This article reviews the recent advances in the application of CEUS in the diagnosis of benign and malignant cervical lymph nodes.


contrast-enhanced ultrasound, cervical lymph nodes, differential diagnosis

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Jianglong Liu, Reyilai Abudukeremu, Maimaitituxun Tuerdi. Advances in the application of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant cervical lymph nodes. International Journal of Frontiers in Medicine (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 3: 28-33. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFM.2023.050305.


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