What are the signs and symptoms of true malignant mixed tumor (carcinosarcoma)?

Updated: Dec 01, 2015
  • Author: M Sherif Said, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: M Sherif Said, MD, PhD  more...
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The tumor presents as a mass that may be rapidly enlarging. [24] In some cases, the mass is painful; the pain may be localized, referred, or both. If the parotid gland is involved, signs of facial nerve weakness/paralysis are commonly encountered.


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