[Synchronous association of carcinoma of the superior aerodigestive ways and lymph node metastasis of papillary adenocarcinoma of the thyroid: presentation of 6 cases].

@article{Mattavelli1991SynchronousAO,
  title={[Synchronous association of carcinoma of the superior aerodigestive ways and lymph node metastasis of papillary adenocarcinoma of the thyroid: presentation of 6 cases].},
  author={Franco Mattavelli and Marco Guzzo and Silvana di Palma and Giulio Cant{\'u} and Roberto Molinari},
  journal={Acta otorhinolaryngologica Italica : organo ufficiale della Societa italiana di otorinolaringologia e chirurgia cervico-facciale},
  year={1991},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={179-84}
}
Six cases are reported of an unusual synchronous association between aerodigestive squamous cell carcinoma and papillary carcinoma of the thyroid. Six males (47-62 years) were observed until 1975 at the Department of Head and Neck Surgical Oncology of the Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan. All were affected by aerodigestive cancer: oral cavity (1), pyriform sinuses (1), larynx (2), lip (1) and oropharynx (1). Clinical examination of the thyroid was always negative. For this reason they underwent… CONTINUE READING