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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  General Surgery
  •  Urology
  •  Neurological Surgery
  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Gastroenterological Surgery
  •  Surgical Oncology
  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Robotic Surgery

Abstract

Citation: Clin Surg. 2019;4(1):2584.Case Report | Open Access

A Case of Pancreas Adenocarcinoma Presented with Palatine Tonsil Metastasis

Sedat Aydın, Mehmet Gökhan Demir and Kayhan Başak

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Istanbul University Medical Faculty, Turkey
Department of ENT Surgery, Şehit Sait Ertürk Etimesgut State Hospital, Turkey
Department of Pathology, University of Health Science, Kartal Dr. Lütfi Kırdar Education and Research Hospital,Turkey

*Correspondance to: Mehmet Gökhan Demir 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2584

Abstract

Introduction: Palatine Tonsil (PT) is very rich in its vascularization despite the tumor metastasis to this region is rare. Although metastasis from various organs to PT has been reported, the metastasis of pancreatic malignancies to PT is very rare. Case Report: We present a 70-year-old woman with histopathological diagnosis of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas of its metastasis leading to ulcerovegetan appearance in the right PT. Conclusion/Discussion: Early diagnosis and treatment planning is important because of the poor prognosis of metastatic PT malignancies. In this regard, it was aimed to increase the awareness of the reader with an extremely rare clinicopathologic case.

Keywords

Palatine tonsil; Adenocarcinoma; Pancreatic neoplasms; Metastasis

Cite the article

Aydın S, Gökhan Demir M, Başak K. A Case of Pancreas Adenocarcinoma Presented with Palatine Tonsil Metastasis. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2584..

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