Leiomyosarcoma of Larynx


Authors: I. Kalivoda 1;  J. Syrovátka 1;  R. Zachař 1;  H. Perková 2;  M. Baník 3
Authors‘ workplace: Oddělení ORL a chirurgie hlavy a krku , Nemocnice Nový Jičín, a. s. 1;  Oddělení Radioterapie a onkologie, Nemocnice Nový Jičín, a. s. 2;  Laboratoře Agel, a. s., Laboratoř patologie, Nový Jičín 3
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, 63, 2014, No. 4, pp. 243-245.
Category: Case History

Overview

Mesenchymal tumors, the group where leiomyosarcoma belongs are very rare tumors of larynx. In this article we report a case of 72 - year old male, admitted to our department with hoarseness and stridor. After the management of respiratory distress – tracheostomy and further diagnostic – an obturating leiomyosarcoma of larynx was discovered, patient underwent total laryngectomy without any subsequent other treatment. Because of lack information about this tumor, there is no optimal therapy management known.

Keywords:
leiomyosarcoma, laryngeal tumor, hoarseness, dyspnoe


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