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Post-irradiation liposarcoma of the temporal bone

  • A. P. Coatesworth (a1), D. P. Martin-Hirsch (a1) and A. MacDonald (a2)


The first reported case of liposarcoma of the temporal bone is presented. Its association with previous irradiation for benign parotid disease is discussed.


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Address for correspondence: A. P. Coatesworth, F.R.C.S., 30 Burney Close, Beverley, E. Yorkshire HU17 7EQ.


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Post-irradiation liposarcoma of the temporal bone

  • A. P. Coatesworth (a1), D. P. Martin-Hirsch (a1) and A. MacDonald (a2)


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