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Subglottic Carcinoma: Treatments and Outcomes

Nirupoma Moran

Citation Information : Moran N. Subglottic Carcinoma: Treatments and Outcomes. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2016; 6 (1):14-16.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10023-1112

Published Online: 01-03-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Background and objective

Subglottic malignancies are rare. Most of these are predominantly squmous cell carcinoma and common in male. It is usually advanced when initially presented. This study was to analyze the clinical presentation, treatments, and outcomes of subglottic carcinoma.

Materials and methods

The study was conducted in the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh, Assam, India, between March 2014 and September 2015.


Of the three patients, two had lymph node metastasis and intralaryngeal involvements. The patients have been followed up till date. All the patients were tracheostomized and received radiotherapy and chemotherapy.


Subglottic carcinoma is relatively rare in comparison with supraglottic and glottic carcinoma. It is presented at advance stage and tend to spread larynx and other organs too.

How to cite this article

Moran N. Subglottic Carcinoma: Treatments and Outcomes. Int J Phonosurg Laryngol 2016;6(1):14-16.

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