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Well-differentiated liposarcoma of the epiglottis.
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PMID:  24521797     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Objective: Liposarcomas of the larynx and its sub-sites are rare. Within this group of tumours, well-differentiated liposarcomas of the epiglottis have been only sporadically reported. In view of its infrequent presentation, difficulty still exists over the diagnosis of this pathological entity, together with uncertainty over its exact accepted management. Method: We present the case of a well-differentiated liposarcoma of the epiglottis, and we review the associated English-language literature. Results: The reported patient underwent multiple attempts at surgical treatment prior to establishment of a firm diagnosis. In light of the diagnosis and other mitigating factors, a conservative approach was adopted. Conclusion: A high index of clinical suspicion and detailed histological analysis are required when encountering a recurrent soft tissue lesion of the larynx. In the presented case, a multidisciplinary approach and conservative management plan were adopted, based on a holistic management approach and a review of the published literature.
Authors:
A Pajaniappane; J Farzan; D M Green; M De
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-2-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
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Created Date:  2014-2-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-3     Citation Subset:  -    
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