Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of Head and Neck Region : Report of Six Cases with Different Localizations

@inproceedings{ztrk2015ExtramedullaryPO,
  title={Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of Head and Neck Region : Report of Six Cases with Different Localizations},
  author={Kerem {\"O}zt{\"u}rk and Mustafa Şahin and Raşit Midilli and G{\"u}lce G{\"u}rsan and Nazan {\"O}zsan and Recep Savaş},
  year={2015}
}
Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EMP) is a rarely seen neoplasm of plasma cells which may be locally destructive by involving sub mucosal soft tissues of upper respiratory tract but without syste mic dissemination. It comprises less than 1% of head and neck malignities. Clinical presentation depends on tumor’s effect and its involvement site. Diagnosis is made with histo­ pathologic examination of tissue biopsy. Responses to its treatment with local radiotherapy and surgery are similar. In this… CONTINUE READING
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