Portuguese Version

Year:  1992  Vol. 58   Ed. 2 - ()

Artigos Originais

Pages: 88 to 95

Malignant nasopharyngeal tumors. (Epidemology, histological aspects and treatment.)

Author(s): Edigar Rezende de Almeida*,
Ossamu Butugan**,
Song Yann Ling ***,
Vera Andiara Rezende ****,
Aroldo Miniti *****

Keywords: nasopharyngeal neoplasms

Twenty patients with malignant nasopharyageal tumors are analysed in respect of age, sex, histological aspects, audiological involvement and treatment. 40% of all patients were 20 to 39 years old. Males were afected more frequently in a 2:1 proportion. In regard of histological type, squamous cell carcinoma was the most frequent (40%), followed by lymphoepithelioma (25%). 50% of patients presented otological sympiotns with audiometric repercursion in 45 %. Radiotherapy was the treatment of chose in 65 %, radiotherapy plus surgery in 20% and quimiotherapy in 0,5%.






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