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Management of pediatric airway granular cell tumor: role of laryngotracheal reconstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16466812     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To discuss the role of laryngotracheal reconstruction (LTR) in granular cell tumor (GCT) and to highlight the importance and seriousness of GCT in pediatric airway cases. METHODS: A historical literature review was performed and a GCT case from the University of Miami Pediatric Otolaryngology Clinic is presented to highlight the role of LTR in the treatment of GCT. RESULTS: A case of a GCT of the laryngotracheal airway is reported and the management is discussed. Histological discussion and a review of the literature are included regarding GCT. This case is the third reported in the English literature of two synchronous GCT lesions of the upper airway repaired with a laryngotracheal reconstruction. CONCLUSIONS: In the authors' experience once conservative management consisting of endoscopic debulking has failed the treatment of choice for GCTs of the pediatric airway that are unresectable is a single stage laryngotracheal reconstruction with negative frozen section pathology to assure total wide local excision.
Authors:
Francisco G Pernas; Ramzi T Younis; David A Lehman; Philip G Robinson
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2006-02-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0165-5876     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-01     Completed Date:  2006-10-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  957-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Miller School of Medicine University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Arytenoid Cartilage / surgery
Bronchoscopy
Cartilage / transplantation
Child
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Granular Cell Tumor / surgery*
Humans
Intubation, Intratracheal
Laryngeal Muscles / surgery
Laryngeal Neoplasms / surgery*
Laryngoscopy
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures / methods*
Tracheal Neoplasms / surgery*
Vocal Cords / surgery

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