Head & Neck Core Literature Resources in Neuroimaging

Head & Neck

Temporal Bone

  1. Imaging Review of the Temporal Bone: Part 1. Anatomy and Inflammatory and Neoplastic Processes: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/radiol.13120733?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed
  2. Imaging Review of the Temporal Bone: Part 2. Traumatic, Postoperative, and Noninflammatory Nonneoplastic Conditions: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/radiol.2015140800
  3. CT and MR Imaging of the Inner Ear and Brain in Children with Congenital Sensorineural Hearing Loss: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.323115073
  4. Multisection CT as a Valuable Tool in the Postoperative Assessment of Cochlear Implant Patients: http://www.ajnr.org/content/26/2/424.full
  5. MR Imaging of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction: A Pictorial Review: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.263055091?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed

Sella/Pituitary Gland

  1. Imaging of the Pituitary: https://www.radiologic.theclinics.com/article/S0033-8389(11)00031-5/abstract
  2. Anatomic and Pathologic Spectrum of Pituitary Infundibulum Lesions: https://www.ajronline.org/doi/10.2214/AJR.05.2027
  3. Suprasellar masses: diagnoses and differentials: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0887217105800824?via%3Dihub

Skull Base

  1. Imaging of skull base tumours: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1507136715001704
  2. Head and Neck: Skull Base Imaging: https://academic.oup.com/neurosurgery/article/82/3/255/4430329
  3. Imaging of skull base cerebrospinal fluid leaks in adults: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18710972
  4. Imaging Lesions of the Cavernous Sinus: http://www.ajnr.org/content/30/3/444

Cranial Nerves

  1. High-Resolution CISS MR Imaging With and Without Contrast for Evaluation of the Upper Cranial Nerves: Segmental Anatomy and Selected Pathologic Conditions of the Cisternal Through Extraforaminal Segments: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S105251491300035X
  2. Neuroimaging Strategies for Three types of Horner Syndrome with Emphasis on Anatomic Location: https://www.ajronline.org/doi/10.2214/AJR.05.1588
  3. Perineural Tumor Spread: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1052514908000026?via%3Dihub


  1. Imaging of Orbital Trauma: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.286085523
  2. Nontraumatic Orbital Conditions: Diagnosis with CT and MR Imaging in the Emergent Setting: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.286085523
  3. Orbital Imaging: A Pattern-Based Approach: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0033838914001432
  4. Orbital Neoplasms in Adults: Clinical, Radiologic, and Pathologic Review: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.336135502


  1. Imaging of the Paranasal Sinuses and Nasal Cavity: Normal Anatomy and Clinically Relevant Anatomical Variants: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0887217108000954
  2. The International Frontal Sinus Anatomy Classification (IFAC) and Classification of the Extent of Endoscopic Frontal Sinus Surgery (EFSS): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26991922
  3. Radiologic Features of Sinonasal Tumors: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4746141/
  4. Sinonasal Inflammatory Disease: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4746141/

Salivary Glands

  1. Imaging of salivary gland tumours: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1866314/
  2. IgG4-related Disease of the Head and Neck: CT and MR Imaging Manifestations: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/pdf/10.1148/rg.327125032
  3. Imaging of Inflammatory Disorders of Salivary Glands: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1052514918300066?via%3Dihub

Oral Cavity

  1. Imaging the Oral Cavity: Key Concepts for the Radiologists: https://www.birpublications.org/doi/10.1259/bjr/70520972
  2. Oral Cavity and Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Cancer: Key Imaging Findings for Staging and Treatment Planning: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.312105107
  3. Postsurgical Imaging of the Oral Cavity and Oropharynx: What Radiologists Need to Know: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.2015140077
  4. Radiologic and Pathologic Characteristics of Benign and Malignant Lesions of the Mandible: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.266055189


  1. ACR Neck Imaging Reporting and Data Systems (NI-RADS): A White Paper of the ACR NI-RADS Committee: https://www.jacr.org/article/S1546-1440(18)30598-2/fulltext
  2. Negative predictive value of surveillance PET/CT in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma http://www.ajnr.org/content/34/8/1632
  3. Head and Neck Cancers – Major Changes in the American Joint Committee on Cancer Eighth Edition Cancer Staging Manual: https://acsjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.3322/caac.21389
  4. Emergency Imaging Assessment of Acute Nontraumatic Conditions of the Head and Neck: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.305105040


  1. CT Findings after Laryngectomy: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.283075091
  2. Unilateral Vocal Cord Paralysis: A Review of CT Findings, Mediastinal Causes, and the Course of the Recurrent Laryngeal Nerves: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.323115129
  3. Imaging of Laryngeal Cancers: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3624744/

Other deep spaces of the head and neck

  1. An Imaging-Based Classification for the Cervical Nodes Designed as an Adjunct to Recent Clinically Based Nodal Classifications: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaotolaryngology/fullarticle/509338
  2. Imaging of Head and Neck Lymph Nodes: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S003383891400150X
  3. Multimodality Imaging Evaluation of the Pediatric Neck: Techniques and Spectrum of Findings: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.254045142
  4. 2014 Revised Classification of Vascular Lesions from the International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies: Radiologic-Pathologic Update: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.2016150197

Thyroid Gland

  1. ACR Thyroid Imaging: Reporting and Data System (TI-RADS): White Paper of the ACR TI-RADS Committee: https://www.jacr.org/article/S1546-1440(17)30186-2/fulltext?_ga=2.124292546.91884557.1566220398-1721835846.1564694816
  2. US Features of Thyroid Malignancy: Pearls and Pitfalls: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/10.1148/rg.273065038
  3. Imaging of Ectopic Thyroid Tissue and Thyroglossal Duct Cysts: https://pubs.rsna.org/doi/full/10.1148/rg.341135055