Educational objectives

Attendees should, at the completion of this meeting, be able to: 


  • Identify the normal anatomy of head and neck (paranasal sinus, orbits, temporal bone, skull 
base, supra- and infrahyoid neck spaces) 

  • Review the anatomy of cranial nerves and clinical presentation of various pathologies affecting 
cranial nerves
  • Identify the imaging features and clinical significance of perineural tumor spread 

  • Describe the common infectious and inflammatory processes in head and neck imaging 

  • Describe the common malign and benign tumor entities in head and neck imaging 

  • Recognize specials in pediatric head and neck imaging 

  • Describe the clinical applications of and indications for perfusion and diffusion imaging of head 
and neck pathologies esp. tumors 

  • Determine the best imaging technique for staging of head and neck cancer 

  • Describe the lymphatic drainage and patterns of head and neck metastases