Indian Journal of Otolaryngology

, Volume 38, Issue 2, pp 77–79 | Cite as

Head & neck cancer in punjab region—A clinico pathological study

  • K. K. Gupta
  • B. S. Tuli
  • B. S. Grewal
  • Ashok Gupta


A clinicopathological study of 150 cases of cancer Head and Neck region is presented. These cases constituted 35.29 percent of total body malignancy diagnosed during the corresponding period. Carcinoma laryngopharynx was the commonest form of malignancy followed by metastatic involvement of lymph nodes and carcinoma oropharynx. Carcinoma of nasopharynx was rare while it is the commonest type of malignancy in Manipur Suggesting marked geographical variations in the organ distribution of cancer. Sixty percent of cases were of squamous cell carcinoma.


Oral Cavity Basal Cell Carcinoma Neck Region Paranasal Sinus Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. K. Gupta
    • 1
  • B. S. Tuli
    • 1
  • B. S. Grewal
    • 1
  • Ashok Gupta
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of E.N.T.Government Medical CollegePATIALA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyGovernment Medical CollegePATIALA

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