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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-61

Filariasis with squamous cell carcinoma: A hidden surprise


Department of Surgery, Plastic Surgeon and General Surgeon, JNMC (DMIMS), Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha, India

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Gaurav Sahu
202 Dreamland City, Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha - 442 001, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijabmr.IJABMR_309_18

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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) arising with chronic lymphedema is a rare condition, though literature suggests a variety of malignant tumors associated with filariasis. We present a case of 70-year-old male patient with a history of penile and scrotal SCC of filarial origin. We here discuss the unusual association of carcinoma and filariasis and its surgical treatment.


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