Objective: The case of an 80-year-old man showing a metastatic cervical small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma is presented. Results: The primary site could not be found at first; it took 8-10 months to detect the primary lesion in the larynx. Conclusion: 18F-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) was useful to find the submucosal lesion. Despite surgical treatments and chemotherapy, the patient survived for only 21 months.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Auris Nasus Larynx|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2012|
- Neuroendocrine carcinoma
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