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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)

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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