A Guide for Cancer Pain Management in Latin America - Pages 81-96
Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr., Robert B. Raffa, Emilio Esteban Gonzalez and Jo Ann LeQuang
Abstract: The surgery treatment of parotid metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma(NPC) after parotid-gland-sparing IMRT is rare report. We present such a case of NPC patient cT2N2M0 with parotid lymph node metastasis after parotid-gland-sparing IMRT patient who accepted the second operation after the first failure parotid section. This case reminded us that neck dissection added the whole parotid glandresection may be an appropriate method to treat this type of patients.
Keywords: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Parotid lymph node metastasis, Prognosis, Intensity-modulated radiotherapy, Surgery.
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