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Head and Neck Lymphoma and Sarcoma

  • Brett A. Miles


The treatment of lymphoma is quite complex (multimodal) and requires accurate diagnosis including open lymph node biopsy with flow cytometry analysis and architecture. Unfavorable sarcoma histology—angiosarcomas, rhabdomyosarcomas especially of the alveolar morphological type, and osteosarcomas are devastatingly aggressive tumors with an extremely high incidence of distant metastasis. Chondrosarcoma may present as a slowly expanding mass of the laryngeal or the cricoid cartilages; treatment is surgical resection. Angiosarcoma is an aggressive vascular malignancy that often presents in the cutaneous scalp of older Caucasian males; prognosis is poor


Lymphoma Sarcoma Bevacizumab Imatinib Osteosarcoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brett A. Miles
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck SurgeryThe Icahn School of Medicine at Mount SinaiNew YorkUSA

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