Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : XD01 - XD02

Carcinosarcoma of the Larynx- A Rare Site Entity XD01-XD02

Byna Syam Sundara Rao, Bhavana Grandhi, Vissa Shanthi, Nandam Mohan Rao, B. Krishna Murthy

Dr. Byna Syam Sundara Rao,
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Chintareddy Palem,
Nellore 524002, Andhra Pradesh, India.
E-mail: syam.byna&

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