Small-Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Originating From the Nasopharynx: Report of a Rare Case

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To Cite : Aguiar A, Jacome M, Azevedo I, Monteiro E, Castro V. et al. Small-Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Originating From the Nasopharynx: Report of a Rare Case, Rep Radiother Oncol. 2015 ;2(3):e3814. doi: 10.17795/rro-3814.
1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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