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Larynx

What is the larynx? The larynx is a hollow tube that allows air to pass from the pharynx to the trachea. It is important for breathing and the production of sound. The larynx is located near the middle of the neck. Most of the inside surface of the larynx is covered by specialized cells called …
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Keratinizing squamous dysplasia of the larynx

Keratinizing squamous dysplasia of the larynx is a precancerous disease involving the tissue on the inside surface of the larynx. This condition is considered a precancerous disease because it can over time turn into a type of laryngeal cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. Pathologists divide keratinizing squamous dysplasia into three grades – mild, moderate, and …
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