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BRCA2 mutation and Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Tatiana Correa,
  • Douglas Laux,
  • Henry Hoffman
Tatiana Correa
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
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Douglas Laux
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
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Henry Hoffman
Univ. of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
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Abstract

Hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) has the highest mortality of all head and neck SCC subsites and typically presents in patients with history of tobacco and alcohol use. We present a case of hypopharyngeal SCC in a patient with no traditional risk-factors and a germline BRCA2 mutation.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

24 Apr 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
30 Apr 2020Assigned to Editor
30 Apr 2020Submission Checks Completed
07 May 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
16 Jun 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending