Where do foreign bodies tend to lodge?
Which x-rays should you do for suspected foreign bodies?
How is dysphagia usually investigated?
How is dysphagia investigated if endoscopy finds no abnormalities?
How is dysphagia further investigated if malignancy is suspected?
MRI / CT scan
What can form in the pharynx, causing regurgitation?
How is it picked up?
What oesophageal problems may be picked up by a barium swallow?
What is the first line, non-invasive imaging technique?
What structures of the head and neck may be scanned using ultrasound?
Salivary, thyroid, parathyroid glands
for lumps and abscesses
Which investigation is ultrasound used to aid?
Fine needle aspiration (FNA)
What shape do benign lymph nodes tend to be on ultrasound?
Malignant ones are round
Benign lymph nodes have a central ___ ___.
Malignant ones don't
Which gland of the neck is scanned using ultrasound / FNA?
What scan is used to investigate trauma, masses and vocal cord palsy?
Which structures of the nose can become infected and are scanned using CT?
Using which scan is cancer staged?