Laryngeal Involvement Of Rhabdomyosarcoma In An Adult
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Background Although initial presentation of sarcomas in the head and neck region is relatively common, involvements of the larynx by rhabdomyosarcoma either primary or metastatic have been reported rarely. Case report A case of rhabdomyosarcoma in the right thigh, which involved laryngeal structures three years after the diagnosis, is presented. Conclusions The laryngeal involvement by primary and metastatic rhabdosarcomas is very rare, however when it occurs it can result in life treating upper airway obstruction. After emergency intervention, radiotherapy and / or chemotherapy must be undertaken for long-term benefit and surgery may be helpful only in selected cases.