Cartilaginous tumors of the larynx.

  title={Cartilaginous tumors of the larynx.},
  author={Alfred L. Weber and Michael J. Shortsleeve and Marcel Goodman and William Montgomery},
  journal={Revista interamericana de radiologia},
  volume={6 2},
Laryngeal cartilaginous tumors are well-defined masses that arise within the endolaryngeal structures, predominantly the cricoid cartilage. Twelve cases with long-term followup are reviewed. The importance of early and complete radiological evaluation and the potential for recurrence is emphasized. Since metastases or extralaryngeal extension is rare, conservative surgery, preserving laryngeal function as long as possible, is the treatment of choice. The histological distinction of chondroma… CONTINUE READING