A patient with Loeys-Dietz syndrome treated with chemoradiotherapy for an oropharyngeal carcinoma.

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We present the first published case of a patient with Loeys-Dietz syndrome (LDS) who was treated with radical chemoradiotherapy for an oropharyngeal carcinoma. In view of this newly recognised connective tissue disease, the uncertainty of severe toxicity from chemoradiotherapy to treat a potentially curative cancer posed a management challenge. The patient… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2013-201024

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@article{Chan2013APW, title={A patient with Loeys-Dietz syndrome treated with chemoradiotherapy for an oropharyngeal carcinoma.}, author={Andrew K. Chan and Daren CY Teoh and Paul Matthews and Lydia Fresco}, journal={BMJ case reports}, year={2013}, volume={2013} }