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Malignant Nasopharyngeal Neoplasm

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Malignant Nasopharyngeal Tumor; Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx; Malignant Neoplasm of Nasopharynx; Malignant Neoplasm of the Nasopharynx; Malignant tumor of epipharynx; Malignant tumor of nasopharynx; Malignant Tumor of Nasopharynx; Malignant tumor of postnasal space; Malignant Tumor of the Nasopharynx
SNOMED CT: Malignant tumor of epipharynx (187692001); Malignant tumor of postnasal space (187692001); Malignant neoplasm of nasopharynx (187692001); Malignant tumor of nasopharynx (187692001)


A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm involving the nasopharynx. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVMalignant Nasopharyngeal Neoplasm

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Cancer Treat Rev 2019 Sep;79:101890. Epub 2019 Aug 21 doi: 10.1016/j.ctrv.2019.101890. PMID: 31470314

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