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Synchronous nasopharyngeal carcinoma and cardia adenocarcinoma accompanied with suspected dermatomyositis: A case report and literature review.
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PMID:  23255927     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Synchronous multiple primary cancers are relatively uncommon and synchronous multiple cancers in coexistence with dermatomyositis (DM) are extremely rare. In the present study, we report a case of a 64-year-old male with nasopharyngeal undifferentiated non-keratinizing carcinoma and cardia adenocarcinoma which were diagnosed synchronously. In addition, suspected DM was diagnosed during the course of chemotherapy. The symptoms of DM were exaggerated even when methylprednisolone while administered. The patient succumbed to nutritional deterioration four months following his initial admission. In the present study, the etiologies of multiple primary cancers are discussed and a brief review of the literature on the correlation between malignance and DM was conducted.
Authors:
Rui Ao; Yuhui Wang; Dandan Dong; Ke Xie; Zhengrong Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oncology letters     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1792-1074     ISO Abbreviation:  Oncol Lett     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101531236     Medline TA:  Oncol Lett     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  236-238     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Key Laboratory of Chronobiology of Health Ministry, Basic and Forensic School, Sichuan University; ; Departments of Oncology and.
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