volume 40, issue 6, P510-515 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.08.013
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Gerrit Spanier, Fabian Pohl, Thorsten Giese, Johannes K. Meier, Oliver Koelbl, Torsten E. Reichert

Abstract: Fanconi anaemia (FA) is a rare genetic syndrome characterized by progressive pancytopenia, variably expressed congenital abnormalities and susceptibility, amongst others, to solid tumours. Early detection by oral health professionals of a pathological process can have a critical impact on the clinical course of that condition. In this paper we report the case of a 27-year-old male patient with tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma (cT4 cN2b cM0 G3) associated with FA. Due to the locally advanced growth of the tumo…

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