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Primary Branchiogenic Carcinoma: The Confusion Continues
American Journal of Otolaryngology
  • Stephen C. Maturo
  • Peter G. Michaelson, Wright State University
  • Jeffrey A. Faulkner
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
1-1-2007
Abstract

As in many specialties, otolaryngology is not without diagnosis surrounded by controversy. This report discusses the entity known as the primary branchial cleft carcinoma, which has been argued by some to be no more than metastatic disease of the unknown primary. Although the disease is rare, the consideration of this diagnosis requires careful thought and analysis by the otolaryngologist, pathologist, and radiation oncologist so that a rational treatment plan can be offered to the patient.

DOI
10.1016/j.amjoto.2006.06.005
Citation Information
Stephen C. Maturo, Peter G. Michaelson and Jeffrey A. Faulkner. "Primary Branchiogenic Carcinoma: The Confusion Continues" American Journal of Otolaryngology Vol. 28 Iss. 1 (2007) p. 25 - 27 ISSN: 0196-0709
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_michaelson/14/