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Myoepithelial carcinoma of the nasopharynx: Case report of a rare entity

By Amit Dhawan, Ashok Shenoy and D. Sriprakash

Abstract

Myoepithelial carcinomas are rare tumors of salivary glands. Most occur in the parotid gland buta few other sites of origin have also been described. Myoepithelial carcinoma of the nasopharynx has only been reported very few times. Because the lesion is so rare in the nasopharynx, there are no specific guidelines for its treatment. We present a rare case of myoepithelial carcinoma in the nasopharynx and discuss its diagnostic and therapeutic aspects

Topics: Case Report
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