Fatal course of tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma associated with Fanconi anaemia: a mini review.

@article{Spanier2012FatalCO,
  title={Fatal course of tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma associated with Fanconi anaemia: a mini review.},
  author={Gerrit Spanier and Fabian Pohl and Thorsten Giese and J K Meier and Oliver K{\"o}lbl and Torsten Eugen Reichert},
  journal={Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={
          510-5
        }
}
Fanconi anaemia (FA) is a rare genetic syndrome characterized by progressive pancytopenia, variably expressed congenital abnormalities and susceptibility, amongst others, to solid tumours. Early detection by oral health professionals of a pathological process can have a critical impact on the clinical course of that condition. In this paper we report the case of a 27-year-old male patient with tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma (cT4 cN2b cM0 G3) associated with FA. Due to the locally advanced… CONTINUE READING

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