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


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.

leiomyosarcoma, laryngeal tumor, hoarseness, dyspnoe


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Audiology Paediatric ENT ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
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