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Laringotracheal surgery

S Cafarotti, A Cesario, V Porziella, S Margaritora, G Carnassale, P Granone
BACKGROUND: Primary tracheal tumors are rare, accounting for only 0.2% of all thoracic cancers. Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) diagnosed in the trachea is very uncommon and its coexistence with second histologically distinct malignant tumors of he neck region has never been reported. SUMMARY: We now report a case of multiple primary laryngotracheal ACC and thyroid follicular carcinoma surgically successful treated with an incidental 8 years follow-up. CONCLUSIONS: The laringotracheal resection with en-bloc thyroidectomy can be adopted for treating multiple primary tumor of tracheal and thyroid carcinoma with good long-term prognosis...
October 2012: European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
M A Jiménez Isabel, J A Matute Cárdenas, M D Delgado Muñoz, P Aguado Roncero, M A Villafruela, F J Berchi
Incidence of pediatric laryngeal stenosis has increased due to better Intensive Care Units. The medical records of the patients with laryngeal stenosis treated in the hospital between 1990 and 1995 were reviewed, analyzing the type of lesion, ethiologic factors, surgical technique employed and post-op result. The surgical technique was chosen conditioned by the age, weight of the patient, grade of the stenosis according to Cotton's classification and presence or absence of respiratory distress. 48 patients had laryngeal stenosis...
January 1997: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
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