Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 6

Case Report on Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Larynx: A Rare Tumour

N Vishnu Swaroop Reddy and Prathiba Reddy T*

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Care Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India

*Corresponding Author: Prathiba Reddy, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Care Hospital, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, India.

Received: May 07, 2021; Published: June 04, 2021

Abstract

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of larynx is a rare malignant tumour with unknown aetiology. It accounts for less than 1% of all laryngeal malignancies worldwide. ACC of larynx is slowly progressive and arises from accessory salivary glands. It is known for multiple recurrences and distant metastasis, which may occur even 5 years after treatment. In this article we report a case of 57 year old women with laryngeal adenoid cystic carcinoma who presented with a 5-month history of hoarseness of voice and noisy breathing. The patient underwent elective tracheostomy and biopsy followed by total laryngectomy with bilateral neck dissection. As laryngeal adenoid cystic carcinomas are well known for relapses and metastasis, regular follow up is necessary for early detection.

 

Keywords: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma; Laryngeal Malignancy; Laryngectomy; Minor Salivary Glands

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Citation

Citation: N Vishnu Swaroop and Prathiba Reddy T. “Case Report on Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Larynx: A Rare Tumour". Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.7 (2020): 07-10.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2021 N Vishnu Swaroop and Prathiba Reddy T. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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