Twice Operations for Parotid Metastasis of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Patient after Radical Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy: A Case Report - Pages 78-80
Guangmou Tan, Weiquan Chen, Xiaojun Tan, Haiyan Huang, Ke Liu and Hong Yang
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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