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Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : XD01 - XD02

Carcinosarcoma of the Larynx- A Rare Site Entity

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

1. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. 2. Assistant Profesor, Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. 3. Professor, Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. 4. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. 5. Tutor, Department of Pathology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India.

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

Abstract

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

Keywords

Carcinoma, Mesenchyme, Sarcoma

How to cite this article :

Byna Syam Sundara Rao, Bhavana Grandhi, Vissa Shanthi, Nandam Mohan Rao, B. Krishna Murthy. CARCINOSARCOMA OF THE LARYNX- A RARE SITE ENTITY. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Jul 22 ]; 10:XD01-XD02. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2016&month=May&volume=10&issue=5&page=XD01-XD02&id=7758

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/17174.7758


Date of Submission: Oct 05, 2015
Date of Peer Review: Nov 06, 2015
Date of Acceptance: Feb 24, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016


Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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