A Rare Case of Carcinoma of Unknown Primary in an Elderly Female: Parotid Metastases from Gastrointestinal Primary

Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala, Sumit Goyal, Ankush Jajodia, Manish Sharma, Manoj Gupta, BP Amrith, Jahangir Alam, Rakshya Shrestha
2021 Indian Journal of Medical and Paediatric Oncology  
AbstractParotid gland is a rare site of metastasis from gastrointestinal (GI) tract primary cancer. Here, we present an interesting case report of parotid metastasis from unknown primary with probable lower GI tract as a primary site of cancer, with a normal colonoscopy and upper GI endoscopy. This case report highlights the importance of immunohistochemistry in taking treatment decisions during dilemmatic situations.
doi:10.1055/s-0041-1729733 fatcat:e2jihponlzhtjlsmssvubk6rcy