Aggressive clinical course of large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of ampulla of vater


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Sönmez R. E. , Büyüker F., Girgin R. B. , Eren T. T. , Baş G., Alimoğlu O.

Northern Clinics of Istanbul, vol.1, pp.1-4, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.14744/nci.2019.36002
  • Journal Name: Northern Clinics of Istanbul
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.1-4

Abstract

Epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma (EMC) is an extremely rare disease and usually develops in major salivary glands, such as the parotid gland. EMC is regarded as a low grade-malignancy tumor, and the treatment protocol involves wide surgical excision with secure clear margins although postoperative radiotherapy is generally performed to reduce local recurrence. The present study aims to report a case of EMC with a supraclavicular location due to its rare occurrence and atypical location