Kinneri Mehta, David Myssiorek, Department of Otolaryngology, the New York University Clinical Cancer Center, New York, NY 10016, United States
Cynthia Liu, Department of Pathology, the New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, United States
Roy A Raad, Robin Mitnick, Department of Radiology, the New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, United States
Ping Gu, Department of Medical Oncology, the New York University Langone Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, United States
Author contributions: All authors contributed to the acquisition of data, writing, and revision of this manuscript.
Supported by The New York University Medical Center Institutional Review Board, New York, NY 10016, United States.
Institutional review board statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Informed consent statement: The patient involved in this case study gave her written informed consent authorizing use and disclosure of her protected health information.
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Correspondence to: David Myssiorek, Medicine Doctor, Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Department of Otolaryngology, the New York University Clinical Cancer Center, 160 E34th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10016, United States. email@example.com
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Received: May 13, 2015
Peer-review started: May 21, 2015
First decision: June 24, 2015
Revised: July 19, 2015
Accepted: August 13, 2015
Article in press: August 14, 2015
Published online: August 28, 2015