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Journal of The Korean Society of Laryngology, Phoniatrics and Logopedics 2014;25(1): 39-41.
후두에 발생한 방추세포암종 1예
홍기민, 정기화, 임재열, 최정석
인하대학교 의과대학 이비인후-두경부외과학교실
Spindle Cell (Sarcomatoid) Carcinoma of the Larynx : A Case Report
Ki-Min Hong, Gi-Hwa Jung, Jae-Yol Lim, Jeong-Seok Choi
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Inha University College of Medicine
Spindle cell carcinoma is an uncommon type of squamous cell carcinoma characterized by a mixture of malignant epithelial and mesenchymal cells. Most spindle cell tumors are polypoid and pedunculated. It is usually detected at an early stage, removed by laryngoscope guided polypectomy at the time of diagnosis, and seems to have good prognosis. The tools for diagnosing spindle cell carcinoma are histopathological analysis and immunohistochemical analysis. With reviews of literature, we report a 72-year-old patient complaining of hoarseness and dysphagia who was later diagnosed as spindle cell carcinoma.
KEY WORDS: Spindle cell carcinoma;Larynx;Carcinoma;Hoarseness;
중심 단어: 방추세포암종;후두;암종;애성;
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