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Malignant head and neck germ cell tumours

  • J. Lanza (a1), K. Wooh (a1), S. Goldberg (a2) and G. Har-El (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215100119243
  • Published online: 01 June 2007
Abstract
Abstract

Malignant germ cell tumours of the head and neck are extremely rare. Their behaviour, despite aggressive surgical and adjuvant therapy, is relentless with most cases resulting in a fatal outcome. In this paper we present a case of a cervical embryonal carcinoma and review the presentation, clinical course and treatment of malignant germ cell tumours.

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Gady Har-El, M.D., Department of Otolaryngology, The Long Island College Hospital, 340 Henry Street, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11201. Fax: 718-802-1036.
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