An unusual case of nasopharyngeal carcinoma
Keywords:Nasopharyngeal cancer, spindle cell type, ophthalmoplegia, vocal cord paralysis, skin manifestation
Though rare in other parts of the world, nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is relatively rare in Eastern and Southeast Asia (18% of all malignant tumours). Nonetheless spindle cell type of NPC is extremely rare all over the world. Ophthalmo-neurologic manifestations of nasopharyngeal carcinoma are also very rare. Here we present a case of spindle cell type of nasopharyngeal carcinoma with ophthalmo-neurological and cutaneous manifestations.
Bangladesh J Otorhinolaryngol 2012; 18(2): 225-230
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