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We present a case of moderately differentiated neuroendocrine carcinoma of the larynx. These tumors represent 0.6% of all laryngeal carcinomas. Histological diagnosis requires the use of immunohistochemical methods, the tumoral cells presenting positivity for epithelial markers (cytokeratin) and neuroendocrine markers (chromogranin). Clinically, their(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of study was to determine the clinical efficacy of primary tumor volume measurements of different primary sites in the oropharynx compared to the oral cavity. METHODS A retrospective analysis of 85 patients with oral cavity or oropharynx cancer. The tumor area was manually outlined from axial magnetic resonance (MR) series. The(More)
Objectives. This study evaluated the benefits of performing prophylactic central neck dissection (CND) with total thyroidectomy (TT) in management of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) patients who were clinically node-negative at presentation. Methods. A total of 257 patients with stage T1 or T2 PTC and without preoperative evidence of lymph node(More)
Korean Society of Thyroid-Head and Neck Surgery appointed a Task Force to develop clinical practice guidelines for the surgical treatment of laryngeal cancer. This Task Force conducted a systematic search of the EMBASE, MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, and KoreaMed databases to identify relevant articles, using search terms selected according to the key(More)
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