Head and neck cancer implantation at the percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy exit site: A case report and a review

John Potochny, D. M. Sataloff, J. R. Spiegel, C. P. Lieber, B. Siskind, R. T. Sataloff

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Abstract

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy is commonly utilized in patients with head and neck cancer. Tumor at the PEG exit site is a rare occurrence, likely due to direct implantation. We present a case report, review of the relevant literature, discussion of the mechanism of spread, and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1361-1365
Number of pages5
JournalSurgical endoscopy
Volume12
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1998

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  • Surgery

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