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Collision tumour; Papillary thyroid cancer colliding with squamous oesophageal cancer

Authors:

ABM Milhan ,

Senior registrar in ENT, North Colombo Teaching Hospital, Ragama, LK
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AMM Sheriff,

Consultant ENT Surgeon, North Colombo Teaching Hospital, Ragama, LK
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MMA Jayawikrama

Consultant Histopathologist, North Colombo Teaching Hospital, Ragama, LK
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Abstract

Collision tumor is a tumour mass that contains more than one histologically distinct independent malignancies. Collision tumour in the thyroid have been reported involving papillary and medullary carcinoma or papillary and follicular carcinoma or papillary and primary squamous carcinoma. We report a patient with papillary thyroid carcinoma colliding with squamous cell oesophageal carcinoma in the neck.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/cjo.v3i1.5215

Ceylon Journal of Otolaryngology Vol.3(1) 2013 pp.27-28

DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cjo.v3i1.5215
How to Cite: Milhan, A., Sheriff, A. & Jayawikrama, M., (2013). Collision tumour; Papillary thyroid cancer colliding with squamous oesophageal cancer. Ceylon Journal of Otolaryngology. 3(1), pp.27–28. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cjo.v3i1.5215
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Published on 08 Feb 2013.
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