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A Rare Case of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in an Elderly Female: Parotid Metastases from Gastrointestinal Primary
Parotid gland is a rare site of metastasis from gastrointestinal (GI) tract primary cancer. Here, we present an interesting case report of parotid metastasis from unknown primary with probable lower GI 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 treatment decisions during dilemmatic situations.
Article published online:
18 May 2021
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