Carcinosarcoma of the Larynx- A Rare Site Entity XD01-XD02
Dr. Byna Syam Sundara Rao,
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Chintareddy Palem,
Nellore – 524002, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Carcinosarcoma is a very rare lesion reported in many organs including larynx. The larynx appears to be highly unusual site, only a few cases have been described in the literature. Carcinosarcoma is a mixed tumour. It is composed of both malignant epithelial and mesenchymal elements. We report a case of Carcinosarcoma of the larynx in 45-year-old male. He presented with complaints of hoarseness of voice, difficulty in breathing and swallowing. The growth was pedenculated arising from left vocal cord. Diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology. Keywords: Carcinoma, Mesenchyme, Sarcoma