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Regauds tumour involving the tonsils: A case report

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Int J Med Res Health Sci. |

Authors: Muthubabu K, Srinivasan MK, Sakthivel
Int J Med Res Health Sci. 2013;2(4):997-999 |  DOI:10.5958/j.2319-5886.2.4.163

ABSTRACT

Regauds tumour is a lymphoepithelioma which usually arises in the nasopharynx. Outside the nasopharynx such lymphoepithelioma like carcinomas are exceedingly rare. Such tumours in the tonsil are rare. Here we report a 35 year old lady, a case of Regauds tumour involving the Rt. Tonsil.  Tonsillectomy was performed and the patient was subjected to radiotherapy. 2 years follow up showed no recurrence of tumour.

Keywords: Regauds tumour, Schminkes tumour, Lymphoepithelioma

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