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A rare case of carcinoma of unknown primary in an elderly female: Parotid metastases from gastrointestinal primary


1 Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, Delhi, India
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Rajiv Gandhi cancer Institute and research center, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Radiology, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Center, New Delhi, India

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DOI: 10.4103/ijmpo.ijmpo_82_20

Parotid gland is a rare site of metastasis from GI tract primary cancer. Here we present an interesting case report of Parotid metastasis from unknown primary with probable Lower gastrointestinal tract as a primary site of cancer, with a normal colonoscopy and upper GI endoscopy. This case report highlights the importance of immunohistochemistry in taking treatement decisons during dillematic situations.


    

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