Prognostic value of pretreatment and recovery duration of cranial nerve palsy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the prognostic value of cranial nerve (CN) palsy in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients. METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed on CN involvement using medical records of 178 consecutive patients with histologically diagnosed, non-disseminated NPC. RESULTS In 178 NPC patients with CN palsy… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1748-717X-7-149

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