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HPV-associated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the oropharynx

Friday 23 March 2012

High-grade neuroendocrine carcinoma of the head and neck is an aggressive neoplasm which rarely arises in the oropharynx.

Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the oropharynx represents a rare novel HPV-associated entity with high-grade histologic features and aggressive clinical behavior.

References

- HPV-associated Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Oropharynx: A Rare New Entity With Potentially Aggressive Clinical Behavior. Kraft S, Faquin WC, Krane JF. Am J Surg Pathol. 2012 Mar;36(3):321-30. PMID: #22301491#