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Metachronous primary cranial tumors: Temporal lobe oligodendroglioma and temporal bone epidermoid carcinoma

Author(s): Ercan Akbay | Tümay Özgür | Cengiz Çevik

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 110;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Oligodendroglioma | squamous cell carcinoma | metachronous

A moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma hasbeen detected at ipsilateral middle ear of a man aged 41years old who underwent surgery with a diagnosis of oligodendrogliomaat left temporal lobe of brain 5 years ago.It is an uncommon finding to detect more than one primarymalignant tumor with distinct pathological featuresin the same patient. The aim of this report is to remind thatthere may be tumors with distinct pathological features inthe presence of a primary tumor. J Clin Exp Invest 2013;4 (1): 110-112Key words: Oligodendroglioma, squamous cell carcinoma,metachronous
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