Diagnostic Ultrasound: Head and Neck E-Book , 2nd Edition

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By Anil T. Ahuja, MBBS (Bom), MD (Bom), FRCR, FHKCR, FHKAM (Radiology)
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Develop a solid understanding of head and neck ultrasound with this practical, point-of-care reference in the popular Diagnostic Ultrasound series. Written by Dr. Anil T. Ahuja and other leading experts in the field, the second edition of Diagnostic Ultrasound: Head and Neck offers detailed, clinically oriented coverage of ultrasound imaging of the head and neck and includes illustrated and written correlation between ultrasound findings and other modalities. This wealth of up-to-date information helps you achieve an accurate head and neck ultrasound diagnosis for every patient.

Key Features
  • Explains how ultrasound is the first line of imaging for diseases of the thyroid and miscellaneous lumps in the neck, as well as its role in evaluating neck nodes and salivary glands
  • Includes more than 1,000 high-quality images (many are new!) including shear wave elastography and strain images, complete with comprehensive annotations
  • Correlates ultrasound findings with other modalities, including MR, CT, PET/CT, nuclear medicine scans, sialography and ultrasound elastography for improved understanding of disease processes and how ultrasound complements other modalities for a given disease
  • Covers cutting-edge ultrasound techniques, including elastography and microvascular sonography
  • Details the sonographic parameters allowing differentiation between tumor types of the parotid and thyroid glands
  • Features Key Facts boxes for rapid review
  • Lists expert differential diagnoses on various pathological disease patterns
  • An ideal reference for radiologists, sonologists, sonographers, surgeons, endocrinologists, oncologists, and those who are training in these fields
ISBN 9780323625739-vst
Author Informaiton By Anil T. Ahuja, MBBS (Bom), MD (Bom), FRCR, FHKCR, FHKAM (Radiology), Professor of Diagnostic Radiology & Organ Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong (SAR), China
Table of Content


Ahuja, Diagnostic Ultrasound: Head and Neck 2e


Head and Neck


Sublingual/Submental Region

Submandibular Region

Parotid Region

Upper Cervical Level

Midcervical Level

Lower Cervical Level and Supraclavicular Fossa

Posterior Triangle

Thyroid Gland

Parathyroid Gland

Larynx and Hypopharynx

Cervical Trachea and Esophagus

Brachial Plexus

Vagus Nerve

Cervical Carotid Arteries

Vertebral Arteries

Neck Veins

Cervical Lymph Nodes


Introduction and Overview

Approach to Head and Neck Sonography

Thyroid and Parathyroid

Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma

Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma

Thyroid Metastases

Thyroid Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Multinodular Goiter

Thyroid Adenoma

Colloid Cyst of Thyroid

Hemorrhagic Thyroid Cyst

Post-Aspiration Thyroid Nodule

Hashimoto Thyroiditis

Graves Disease

de Quervain Thyroiditis

Acute Suppurative Thyroiditis

Ectopic Thyroid

Parathyroid Adenoma in Visceral Space

Parathyroid Carcinoma

Lymph Nodes

Reactive Adenopathy

Suppurative Adenopathy

Tuberculous Adenopathy

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Nodes

Nodal Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma

Systemic Metastases in Neck Nodes

Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Nodes

Castleman Disease

Salivary Glands

Parotid Space

Parotid Benign Mixed Tumor

Parotid Warthin Tumor

Parotid Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma

Parotid Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma

Parotid Acinic Cell Carcinoma

Parotid Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

Metastatic Disease of Parotid Nodes

Parotid Lipoma

Parotid Schwannoma

Parotid Lymphatic Malformation

Parotid Infantile Hemangioma

Acute Parotitis

Submandibular Space

Submandibular Gland Carcinoma

Submandibular Metastasis

Submandibular Sialadenitis

General Lesions

Salivary Gland Tuberculosis

Sjögren Syndrome

Salivary Gland MALToma

Salivary Gland Amyloidosis

Kimura Disease

Lumps and Bumps



Dermoid and Epidermoid

Lymphatic Malformation

1st Branchial Cleft Cyst

2nd Branchial Cleft Cyst

Thyroglossal Duct Cyst

Cervical Thymic Cyst


Carotid Body Paraganglioma

Sympathetic Schwannoma

Brachial Plexus Schwannoma




Sinus Histiocytosis (Rosai-Dorfman)

Benign Masseter Muscle Hypertrophy

Masseter Muscle Masses

Fibromatosis Colli


Cervical Esophageal Carcinoma

Vocal Cord Paralysis


Orbit Overview

Orbital Dermoid and Epidermoid

Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation (Pseudotumor)

Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy

Orbital Infantile Hemangioma

Lacrimal Gland Benign Mixed Tumor

Ocular Melanoma

Orbital Lymphoproliferative Lesions

Lacrimal Gland Carcinoma


Parotid Vascular Lesion

Venous Vascular Malformation

Jugular Vein Thrombosis

Carotid Artery Dissection in Neck

Carotid Stenosis/Occlusion

Vertebral Stenosis/Occlusion

Post-Treatment Change

Postsurgical Changes in the Neck


Ultrasound-Guided Intervention

Differential Diagnoses

Head and Neck

Midline Neck Mass

Cystic Neck Mass

Non-Nodal Solid Neck Mass

Solid Neck Lymph Node

Necrotic Neck Lymph Node

Diffuse Salivary Gland Enlargement

Focal Salivary Gland Mass

Thyroid and Parathyroid

Diffuse Thyroid Enlargement

Iso-/Hyperechoic Thyroid Nodule

Hypoechoic Thyroid Nodule

Cystic Thyroid Nodule

Calcified Thyroid Nodule

Enlarged Parathyroid Gland

Publication Date 07-05-2019

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