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Table 3 Details of patients who developed a local or/and regional failure

From: Recurrence patterns of locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma after 3D conformal (chemo)-radiotherapy

Pt. no Primary tumor site Stage XRT dose
(Gy/fr)
Type of relapse Site of first failure Time to failure (mo) Type of failure Metastasis
Primary Radical radiotherapy
1. Hypopharynx T3N0 55/20fr L Right Hypopharynx 23 infield -
2. Larynx
(Glottic)
T4AN0 55/20fr L, R Anterior Ventricle
Level VI LN
17 Infield (L)
Outfield (R)
-
3. Oropharynx T1N2A 65/30fr R Right Level III LN
Left Level II, III, IV LN
21 Infield (Right side)
Outfield (Left side)
Lung (Synchronous)
4. Larynx
(Supraglottic)
T3N0 55/20fr R Left Level II-III LN 11 Outfield Lung, bone (Synchronous)
5. Oral cavity T2N1 55/20fr R Right Level IV-V-VI 13 Outfield -
6. Larynx
(Glottic)
T3N0 55/20fr L, R Glottic region
Level II-III LN
12 NA -
7. Oral cavity T4AN1 55/20fr L Left mandibular alveolus 14 Infield -
8. Larynx
(Glottic)
T4AN0 55/20fr L Stoma 26 Infield Lung (Synchronous)
Concomitant chemoradiotherapy
9. Larynx
(supraglottic)
T1N2B 70/35fr L, R Base of tongue
Tumor nodules around stoma and skin
14 (L)
16 (R)
Infield -
Induction chemotherapy + radiotherapy
10. Larynx
(Supraglottic)
T4AN0 55/20fr L Epiglottis, vocal cord 11 Infield -
11. Larynx
(Supraglottic)
T3N3 55/20fr L, R Stoma
Left II, III, IV LN
24 Infield Lung (Synchronous)
12. Oropharynx T4AN2C 55/20fr L, R Base of tongue, left tonsil
Left level II, III, IV LN
13 Infield -
13. Larynx
(supraglottic)
T3N2C 66/33fr L Supraglottic area 16 Infield -
14. Hypopharynx T4AN0 55/20fr L Post hypopharyngeal wall extending upper oesophageous 16 Infield -
Induction chemotherapy + chemoradioherapy
15. Larynx
(Supraglottic)
T4AN2C 65/30fr R Right level II-III LN 12 Infield Bone (Synchronous)
16. Hypopharynx T2N3 65/30fr L, R Postcricoid tumor with extensive nodal spread 20 Marginal Lung (Synchronous)
17. Oropharynx T4AN2B 68/34fr R Left level III-IV LN 22 Infield -
18. Oropharynx T3N3 70/35fr L, R Supraglottic region, inferior aryepiglottic fold
Level IV LN
18 Infield Lung (Synchronous)
19. Oropharynx T4AN2C 68/34fr L Right post parapharyngeal 23 Outfield -
20. Larynx
(Supraglottic)
T4N0 55/20fr L Right pyriform fossa 21 Infield -
  1. Abbrevations: L: local recurrence; R: regional recurrence; NA: not applicable; XRT: radiotherapy; LN: lymph node; fr: fraction