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CASE REPORT

Laryngeal Schwannoma Excision by Lateral Pharyngotomy

Satish T Chandra, Sudhakar M Rao, Ajay Y Kumar, PSN Murthy

Citation Information : Chandra ST, Rao SM, Kumar AY, Murthy P. Laryngeal Schwannoma Excision by Lateral Pharyngotomy. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2011; 1 (1):37-39.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10023-1009

Published Online: 01-06-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Neurogenic tumors of the larynx are extremely rare. Here, we are reporting a case of laryngeal schwannoma presenting as supraglottic submucosal lesion with hoarseness and stridor, which was excised by lateral pharyngotomy approach. This presentation is to further discuss the histology of neurogenic tumors, modes of presentation, differential diagnosis and treatment modalities.


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