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Chordoma in Nasopharynx in a 70-Year-Old Female: A Rare Occurence

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The nasopharynx is an unusual site for extraosseous chordoma. The characteristic histology and immunohistochemistry confirmed the diagnosis. The behaviour of this tumour is locally aggressive. We report a case of nasopharyngeal chordoma in an elderly patient with literature review.

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Mitra, B. , Sengupta, S. , Rai, A. , Mehta, J. , Quader, A. , Roy, S. and Borges, A. (2014) Chordoma in Nasopharynx in a 70-Year-Old Female: A Rare Occurence. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 342-346. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.36061.

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