Case Reports in Otolaryngology / 2017 / Article / Tab 1

Case Report

Epithelial-Myoepithelial Carcinoma of the Base of Tongue with Possible Lung Metastases

Table 1

Cases found in the literature of epithelial-myoepithelial carcinoma in the tongue.

Puri et al. 2004 [4]Kumai et al. 2006 [5]Peters et al. 2010 [2]de Matos et al. 2010 [6]Chen et al. (2016)

Demographics48 yo male76 yo male60 yo female48 yo female52 yo male

Tumour size50 × 30 mm40 × 20 mm37 × 15 mm10 mm37 × 34 mm

Treatment3-drug chemotherapy (cisplatin, doxorubicin, and 5-fluorouracil) Radiotherapy (66 Gy)Surgery (subtotal glossectomy, bilateral neck dissection and rectus abdominis flap)Radiotherapy, 60 Gy over 30 fractions, 2 cm marginExcisional biopsy, but reoperated four years later due to recurrenceRefused chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy.

Follow-upNil recurrence (14 months)Nil recurrence (19 months)Complete clinical responseNil recurrence (72 months)Poor prognosis. Referred to palliative care.

Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.