Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiotherapy, National Institute of Oncology, Mohamed 5 University in Rabat, Morocco
Received date: July 17, 2017; Accepted date: July 19, 2017; Published date: July 21, 2017
Citation: Sfaoua H, Moukasse Y, Kebdani T, Benjaafar N (2017) A Locally Advanced Spinocellular Carcinoma of the Left Parotid. Arch Can Res Vol. 5 No.3: i32. doi: 10.21767/2254-6081.1000i32
A 76-year-old female had spinocellular carcinoma on the left parotid area diagnosed by biopsy and managed in 2016 by large resection of the tumor with Exofacial parotidectomy extended to the skin and cervical lymph node dissection, anatompathological findings returned in favor of marginal deep limit. An adjuvant radiotherapy was indicated, but the patient refused any additional treatment.
Six months later, the patient returned with a huge ulcerated and bleeding mass in the same region (Figure 1). After a positive biopsy. 66 Gy in 33 fractions were prescribed using 3D-conformal radiation therapy. Unfortunately, the patient was lost to follow-up.
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