Metachronous primary cranial tumors: Temporal lobe oligodendroglioma and temporal bone epidermoid carcinoma
Ercan Akbay 1 * , Tümay Özgür, Cengiz Çevik
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1 Mustafa Kemal Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi KBB Anabilim Dalı, Serinyol Hatay, Turkey* Corresponding Author

Abstract

A moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma has been detected at ipsilateral middle ear of a man aged 41 years old who underwent surgery with a diagnosis of oli­godendroglioma at left temporal lobe of brain 5 years ago. It is an uncommon finding to detect more than one pri­mary malignant tumor with distinct pathological features in the same patient. The aim of this report is to remind that there may be tumors with distinct pathological features in the presence of a primary tumor.

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Article Type: Case Report

J Clin Exp Invest, 2013, Volume 4, Issue 1, 110-112

https://doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.01.2013.01.0245

Publication date: 14 Mar 2013

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