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Primary Head and Neck SCC in previous unknown primary: Sensitivity and Specificity

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The sensitivity and specificity of findings for Primary Head and Neck SCC in previous unknown primary are listed below. See the left navigation bar to change the display.

Sensitive Findings

Finding SensitivitySpecificity Comments, Study
PET/CT scan Edit 88%75%

Retrospective review of 302 Head and Neck squamous cell carcinoma patients with unknown primary. PET/CT was able to identify the primary tumor with 88% sensitivity and 75% specificity.

Study: PMID 15517576