Solitary sternal metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a case report.


Akbas T., Ugurluer G., Arpaci T.

European review for medical and pharmacological sciences, vol.16, no.14, pp.1947-50, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 14
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1947-50
  • Keywords: Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Metastasis solitary, Sternum, PATTERN, BONE, CT
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Solitary sternal metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) is rare. At the time of diagnosis, distant metastases are found in about 5 to 7% of NPC patients. We report a case of isolated sternal metastasis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a 23 year-old man.