Oropharyngeal adenocarcinoma as a rare presentaton secondary to gastric adenocarcinoma: a case study

Rajeev Kumar Jain, Deepak Kumar Gupta, Chultim Dolma Bhutia, Ashvanee Kumar Chaudhary, Vishwambhar Singh, Mohit Mangla, Lincoln Pujari, Ipsita Dhal


Adenocarcinoma of oropharynx is a rarely encountered entity. It may be primary or secondary as metastasis from a distant site. Secondary adenocarcinoma of base of tongue is even more uncommon, few cases have been reported in the literature till date including one from stomach as a primary site. We are presenting a case of secondary adenocarcinoma of base of tongue metastasised from stomach after one and half years of successful treatment consisting of surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy.


Oropharynx, Adinocarcinoma, Gastric carcinoma, Radiotheray, Chemotherary, CDX-2

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