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Radiation-induced osteosarcoma of the larynx: Case report and literature review.
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PMID:  23076859     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Laryngeal osteosarcoma is an extremely rare disease. Only 23 cases have been published in the literature. Radiation-induced laryngeal osteosarcoma is even rarer; this is only the third such case to be reported. A 59-year-old man underwent radiotherapy for an in situ laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma at another institution. Five years later he developed a laryngeal osteosarcoma, and a total laryngectomy was performed. Although previous reports showed a poor prognosis, our patient was without disease at the 8-year follow-up. To the best of our knowledge, this is the longest disease-free follow-up to be reported in the literature. We also present a review of the world's literature.
Murat Ulusan; Rasim Yilmazer; Yasemin Ozluk; Murat Enoz; Yusufhan Suoglu
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  91     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E22-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Diyarbakir Research and Training Hospital, Elazig Yolu Uckuyular Mevki TOKI karsisi, Diyarbakir, Turkey 21070.
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