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Parotid mass: an unusual presentation of gastroesophageal malignancy.
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PMID:  21288374     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Objective:To report an extremely rare case of gastroesophageal carcinoma presenting initially with salivary gland metastasis.Method:Case report and English language literature review concerning metastasis of adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction, with emphasis on clinical presentation.Results:A 66-year-old man presented to the ENT rapid-access clinic with a right-sided neck swelling located in the tail of the right parotid gland. Fine needle aspiration cytology suggested adenocarcinoma. An urgent Oesophago-Gastro-Duodenoscopy (OGD) and biopsy confirmed the presence of the primary tumour at the gastroesophageal junction.Conclusion:To our best knowledge, this is the first report in the English language literature of a parotid mass as the presenting feature of gastroesophageal carcinoma.
H Mohyuddin; A Mahrous; V Sharma; P Gluckman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-2-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham, UK.
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