We report the case of a patient with advanced squamous carcinoma of the supraglottic larynx and hypopharynx who developed metastatic gastric deposits occurring at the site of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube, inserted 10 months previously by the pull technique. We review seven previous reports of tumour deposits occurring at the site of placement of a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in patients with head and neck cancer, and consider alternative methods of enteral feeding in such patients.
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