Surgical treatment for recurrent solitary fibrous tumor invading atlas.

@article{Tsutsumi2014SurgicalTF,
  title={Surgical treatment for recurrent solitary fibrous tumor invading atlas.},
  author={Nao Tsutsumi and Yasutaka Kojima and Kotaro Nishida and Koichiro Maeno and Kenichiro Kakutani and Fumi Kawakami and Maki Kanzawa and Tomoo Itoh and Naoki Otsuki and Ken-Ichi Nibu},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2014},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={
          E121-4
        }
}
BACKGROUND Solitary fibrous tumor (SFT), a rare neoplasm, usually originates in the pleura. Extrapleural SFTs occasionally occur in the head and neck. METHODS In this study, the extirpation of a rare case of recurrent SFT invading the atlas is discussed. RESULTS Ten years after surgical resection of an SFT in the right parapharyngeal space, the patient returned with a complaint of swelling sensation in the right neck. MRI and CT showed an enhanced lobulated mass invading the right lateral… CONTINUE READING
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