Metastatic head and neck cancer to the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy exit site: a case report and review of the literature.

Abstract

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a relatively safe procedure and is an important supportive treatment adjunct for patients with head and neck cancer. We report a case in which squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx implanted at a PEG exit site. This was resected for cure. In this case, and in five others reviewed in the literature, the PEG… (More)

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