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Intranasal squamous cell carcinoma in a renal transplant recipient on long term immunosuppression.
  1. A. Pace-Balzan,
  2. M. S. Timms
  1. Department of Otolaryngology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK.


    An increased risk of developing malignant disease after renal transplantation and immunosuppression with azathioprine and corticosteroids is well documented. We report a case of intranasal carcinoma occurring in a renal transplant recipient. The possible role of immunosuppression on the development and on the outcome of treatment of this tumour is discussed.

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