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Otolaryngol Pol. 2001;55(1):95-7.

[A case of tongue neoplasm in a 15-year old patient treated with immunosuppressants for renal insufficiency].

[Article in Polish]

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Katedra i Oddział Kliniczny Laryngologii Sl. AM w Zabrzu.


The case of lingual cancer in the 25-years old man treated in 2nd ENT Department Silesian Medical Academy in Zabrze was presented in this paper. The patient has been treated from 1989 due to chronic pyelonephritis finished with the renal insufficiency. In 1991 the renal graft was performed and in 1993 graftectomy due to its rejection. In 1991-1993 the long-term immunosuppression was taking including medicines like Cyclosporin, Imuran, Azatioprin and Encorton. The aim of this study was to consider the influence of immunosuppression therapy on lingual cancer appearance in our patient.

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