Synovial sarcoma of the larynx

  • Anita Bhandari
  • Man Prakash Sharma
  • A. S. Bapna
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A 23 years old male presented with a soft cystic mass in the left paralaryngeal space since 3 months. Indirect laryngoscopy revealed a bulging of the left lateral pharyngeal wall. Histopathologic al examination of the biopsy proved it to be a synovial sarcoma. The case is the seventh case reported in literature.


Sarcoma Synovial Sarcoma Indirect Laryngoscopy Spindle Cell Sarcoma Lateral Pharyngeal Wall 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anita Bhandari
    • 1
  • Man Prakash Sharma
    • 1
  • A. S. Bapna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of E.N.T.SMS Medical CollegeJaipur

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