Pleomorphic undifferentiated sarcoma of the vocal fold: A case report [post]

Adham Aljariri, Abdulrahman Alsaleh, Hasan Haider, Mahir Petkar, Hussain Al Enazi, Waheed Rahman, Abdulqadir Nashwan
2020 unpublished
Pleomorphic sarcoma of the larynx is an extremely rare variant of laryngeal cancer. We report a case of 59 years old male patient presented with signs and symptoms of obstructive glottic mass, all diagnostic workups pointing to malignant pathology and histopathology report confirm the diagnosis of undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma. Keywords Laryngeal cancer, Sarcoma, Laryngectomy, undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma Key clinical massage Surgeons and clinicians may face cases during their
more » ... ses during their career life when there are no straight forward guidelines available for the management due to little cases reported throughout the literature. BackgroundMore than 170,000 Patients newly diagnosed with laryngeal cancer cases and up to 90,000 death annually, that account for 1-5% of all cancers and deaths annually 1,2 , squamous cell carcinoma accounts for 85-95% of all laryngeal cancers, it is more common in males and multiple risk factors have been linked to laryngeal cancers, tobacco and alcohol being most related. 1, 3, 4 With the majority of laryngeal cancers, a raise from squamous epithelium, small percentage develops from other laryngeal tissues. 1
doi:10.22541/au.159863441.19004171 fatcat:qrx5av2iorhhtlmudoz2z7cruu