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Oropharynx

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awadahmed's version from 2015-09-12 15:30

Section 1

Question Answer
T1 tumor 2 cm or less in greatest dimension
t2tumor more than 4 cm but not more than 4 cm
t3tumor > 4 cm in greatest dimension or extension to lingual surface or epiglottis
t4amoderately advanced local disease: tumor invades larynx, extrinsic muscle of tongue, medial pterygoid, hard palate, or mandible
t4bvery advanced local disease: tumor invades lateral pterygoid muscle, pterygoid plates, lateral nasopharynx, or skull base, or encases caratid artery
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Section 2

 

NX: Regional nodes cannot be assessed
N0: No regional lymph node metastasis
N1: Metastasis in a single ipsilateral lymph node =3cm in greatest dimension
N2: Metastasis in a single ipsilateral lymph node >3cm but not more than 6cm in greatest dimension; or in multiple ipsilateral lymph nodes, none >6cm in greatest dimension; or in bilateral or contralateral lymph nodes, none >6cm in greatest dimension
N2a: Metastasis in a single ipsilateral lymph node >3cm but not more than 6cm in greatest dimension
N2b: Metastasis in multiple ipsilateral lymph nodes, none >6cm in greatest dimension
N2c: Metastasis in bilateral or contralateral lymph nodes, none >6cm in greatest dimension
N3: Metastasis in a lymph node >6cm in greatest dimension