True carcinosarcoma of the tongue -a case report-

Yorihisa Orita

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Carcinosarcoma is a rare malignancy consisting of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous tissue. Its histological nature and clinical course remain controversial. A 70-year-old man presented with a large' pedunculated lingual mass. Two years ago, the patient underwent preoperative radiation therapy and surgery of total removal of squamous cell carcinoma of the floor of mouth with left radical neck dissection and right upper neck dissection. After local excision, no recurrence of the tumor was observed for three months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)221-222
Number of pages2
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Tokyo)
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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