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Squamous cell carcinoma in the larynx in a 7-year-child.
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PMID:  21590475     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) involving the larynx in childhood is very rare, especially in the ages younger than 10 years. Most of the reported cases are transformed from the recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP) with human papilloma virus (HPV) infection. Due to the RRP long course, the rarity and the unspecific symptoms of the cancer, they usually are diagnosed at late stages. Controversy exists regarding the causes and the treatments of these kinds of diseases. Here, we reviewed the related reports and presented a case of 7-year-old boy who had an advanced well-differentiated SCC of the larynx which transformed from RRP with HPV genotyping test negative. The patient underwent only the resection of involved tissues and no other treatments. Except for hoarseness in his voice, the boy is going well and has had an uneventful course of 10 years following operative treatment.
Hong Kai Zhang; Hong Gang Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-5-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric surgery international     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1437-9813     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-5-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8609169     Medline TA:  Pediatr Surg Int     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
The Pathology Department, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital Medical University, No.2, Chongwenmennei Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China.
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