The association between dermatomyositis and malignancy of the pharynx is rare among whites but not uncommon among Far Eastern and north African populations. We report two cases of Caucasian Italian patients with dermatomyositis associated, respectively, with nasopharyngeal and tonsillar carcinomas. The relationship between dermatomyositis and malignancy is also discussed.

Dermatomyositis and malignancy of the pharynx in Caucasian patients: report of 2 observations.

OSTUNI, PIERANTONIO;BOSCOLO RIZZO, PAOLO;DA MOSTO, MARIA CRISTINA;PUNZI, LEONARDO;
2003

Abstract

The association between dermatomyositis and malignancy of the pharynx is rare among whites but not uncommon among Far Eastern and north African populations. We report two cases of Caucasian Italian patients with dermatomyositis associated, respectively, with nasopharyngeal and tonsillar carcinomas. The relationship between dermatomyositis and malignancy is also discussed.
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