LARYNGEAL SYNOVIAL SARCOMA – A CASE REPORT
Laryngeal synovial sarcoma is an extremely rare mesenchymal tumor. During the past four decades, literature findings revealed under 40 cases with this localization. We are bringing forward the case of a 70-year-old male patient who was referred to the ENT Clinic as a respiratory emergency – a tumor obstructing the laryngeal glottis, for which an emergency tracheotomy was initially performed, followed by a CT scan and a biopsy under general anesthesia through suspension videolaringoscopy. The histopathological report was suggestive of a biphasic synovial sarcoma. A multidisciplinary team set the surgical indication for total laryngectomy followed by chemo-radiotherapy. Long-term follow-up is mandatory for recurrence prevention. Patient has checked in for follow-up every 3 months over the past 2 years, with no macroscopic signs of tumoral relapse.
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