A Case Report of Nasopharngeal Carcinoma in Children presented with rt. Neck Mass

Authors

  • AKM Amirul Morshed Associate Professor, Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Shahnoor Islam Assistant Professor, Paediatric Surgery, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Zakia Rahman Honorary Medical Officer, Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Helena Begum Assistant Professor, Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Syed Ahsan Ali Associate Professor, Surgery, Uttara Women Medical College Hospital , Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jpsb.v4i1.23934

Keywords:

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma, children, chemotherapy

Abstract

Nasopharyngeal carcinoma is a rare disease in children. It present with mass in the nasopharynx or neck swelling. Recently a six year old boy was diagnosed as a case of NPC and treated with standard chemotherapy. The boy was presented with neck swelling, palatal palsy and ear discharge. The patient was diagnosed by lymph node biopsy and immunohistochemistry. The diagnosis was delayed for 4 months which usually occur in our country. He was diagnosed by lymph node biopsy and immunohistochemistry. He was treated with standard protocol based chemotherapy.

J. Paediatr. Surg. Bangladesh 4(1): 32-35, 2013 (January

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AKM Amirul Morshed, Associate Professor, Paediatric Haematology and Oncology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka



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Published

2015-06-30

How to Cite

Morshed, A. A., Islam, S., Rahman, Z., Begum, H., & Ali, S. A. (2015). A Case Report of Nasopharngeal Carcinoma in Children presented with rt. Neck Mass. Journal of Paediatric Surgeons of Bangladesh, 4(1), 32–35. https://doi.org/10.3329/jpsb.v4i1.23934

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