原発不明頸部リンパ節転移扁平上皮癌の1例 [in Japanese] A case of metastasis of squamous cell carcinoma to the cervical lymph nodes from an unknown primary site [in Japanese]
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We report the case of 57-year-old man with metastasis of squamous cell carcinoma to the right subdigastric lymph nodes from an unknown primary site.<BR>Although the first smear test of sputum was classified as V, the primary site could not be identified on further examination. Total neck dissection on the right side was performed after 2 courses of chemotherapy. Two more courses of chemotherapy were given after the operation, but radiotherapy was not performed.<BR>The patient is free of recurrence and metastasis about 2 and a half years after treatment.
- Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan
Journal of Oral Surgery Society of Japan 50(6), 388-391, 2004-06-20
Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons