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Table 2 Change of clinical stage related to PET/CT in 5/22 patients (22%).

From: FDG-PET/CT imaging for staging and radiotherapy treatment planning of head and neck carcinoma

Case N. Site CT stage PET/CT stage
1 Oropharynx T1 N0 M0 T2 N0 M0
   Stage I Stage II
2 Nasopharynx T3 N2b M0 T4 N2b M0
   Stage III Stage IVA
3 Hypopharynx T1 N0 M0 T1 N1 M0
   Stage I Stage III
4 Hypopharynx T2 N0 M0 T2 N1 M0
   Stage II Stage III
5 Hypopharynx T3 N2b M0 T4 N2b M1
   Stage IVA Stage IVC
  1. Abbreviations:
  2. CT: computed -tomography;
  3. PET/CT: positron emission tomography