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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 327-331
Carcinosarcoma: A rare case report of a recurrent mass in the neck region


1 Department of Head and Neck Surgery Unit, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Miraj, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Onco Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital, Miraj, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology and Forensic Odontology, School of Dental Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Karad, Maharashtra, India

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Sushma Bommanavar
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, School of Dental Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, KIMSDU, Karad, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_120_20

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Carcinosarcoma, a biphasic malignant mixed tumor, is an extremely rare neoplasm with >1% incidence. This aggressive malignancy is characterized by the presence of two components admixed with each other, i.e., the epithelial component and the mesenchymal component arising from a monoclonal/multiclonal origin or de novo. Most patients usually present between 60 and 65 years of age with no sex predilection. The authors present a case of carcinosarcoma arising as a mass in the neck region of a 14-year-old male. The case is been presented for its rarity of occurrence in the younger age group.


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