Definitive radiotherapy for extramedullary plasmacytomas of the head and neck.

@article{Michalaki2003DefinitiveRF,
  title={Definitive radiotherapy for extramedullary plasmacytomas of the head and neck.},
  author={Vicky Michalaki and James H Hall and J Michael Henk and Christopher M. Nutting and K J Harrington},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={76 910},
  pages={738-41}
}
Extramedullary plasmacytoma of the head and neck region (EMPHN) is an uncommon malignant plasma cell neoplasm. In this study we conducted a retrospective analysis of our experience of EMPHN with particular emphasis on the role of definitive radiotherapy. From 1982 to 2001, 10 patients (6 males, 4 females) with EMPHN were treated in our institution. Of nine patients treated at initial diagnosis, all received definitive radiotherapy. One patient treated at relapse underwent surgical resection… CONTINUE READING

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