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The Turkish Journal of Ear Nose and Throat An extralaryngeal, extraesophageal surgical approach to a low-grade posterior cricoid chondrosarcoma [Tr-ENT]
Tr-ENT. 2019; 29(3): 155-158 | DOI: 10.5606/Tr-ENT.2019.30602

An extralaryngeal, extraesophageal surgical approach to a low-grade posterior cricoid chondrosarcoma

Selçuk Güneş1, Burak Olgun1, Mustafa Çelik2, Zahide Mine Yazici1, İbrahim Sayın1
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Bakırköy Dr. Sadi Konuk Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul Turkey
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Kafkas University, Faculty of Medicine, Kars, Turkey

A chondrosarcoma is a malignant tumor originating from cartilage and may occur in any part of the body. It occurs most commonly in the posterior lamina of the cricoid cartilage, followed by the thyroid cartilage, arytenoid cartilage, vocal cords, and epiglottis. In the literature, 25 cases of tracheal chondrosarcoma were reported between 1964 and 2017, but only two cases of cricoid cartilage chondrosarcoma. Currently, no consensus on chondrosarcoma treatment has been established yet, due to the rarity of the condition, and no therapeutic protocol has been shown to be clearly superior to others. Herein, we present the third case of a cricoid chondrosarcoma in the literature. We used a surgical procedure different from those employed earlier; we employed an extr

Keywords: Chondrosarcoma, extralaryngeal, extraesophageal, approach, cricoid cartilage.

Selçuk Güneş, Burak Olgun, Mustafa Çelik, Zahide Mine Yazici, İbrahim Sayın. An extralaryngeal, extraesophageal surgical approach to a low-grade posterior cricoid chondrosarcoma. Tr-ENT. 2019; 29(3): 155-158

Corresponding Author: Mustafa Çelik, Türkiye
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