标题：Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (SCNEC) of the tongue: A case report
作者：Xue, Li-wei; Chen, Xiao; Yin, Dan-dan; Wang, Xu-xia
作者机构：[Xue, Li-wei; Wang, Xu-xia] Shandong Univ, Shandong Prov Key Lab Oral Biomed, Coll & Hosp Stomatol, Dept Oral & Maxillofacial Surg, Jinan, Shandong, P 更多
通讯作者地址：[Wang, XX]Shandong Univ, Shandong Prov Key Lab Oral Biomed, Coll & Hosp Stomatol, Dept Oral & Maxillofacial Surg, Jinan, Shandong, Peoples R China.
来源：PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES
关键词：SCNEC; distant metastasis; chemotherapy; etoposide; carboplatin
摘要：Small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (SCNEC) of the tongue is very rare. We here present a SCNEC impatient with distant metastasis. A 74-year-old Chinese male went to hospital to treat a tongue tumor, which was founded at a conventional physical examination in weifang stomatology hospital. The check of positron emission tomography-computer tomography (PET-CT) by Weifang people's hospital revealed a tumor in the right root of tongue, and distant metastasis in the right submandibular area, neck, mediastinum, right hilar, abdominal, retroperitoneal multiple lymph nodes, left thyroid, right lower lung, right scapula and bilateral adrenal. The patient was diagnosed tongue SCNEC by the pathological analysis of the tissue section. Conforming to the diagnosis of tongue SCNEC, the patient received adjuvant chemotherapy for 6 cycles with etoposide and carboplatin, and is alive now 9 months after the diagnosis.