larynx

Keratosis without dysplasia

Keratosis without dysplasia in the larynx refers to a condition where the tissue that covers the inside surface of the larynx is abnormally thick without showing signs of dysplasia, which means there are no precancerous changes in the cells. This change is most commonly seen in the vocal cords although other parts of the larynx …
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High grade dysplasia of the larynx

High grade dysplasia of the larynx (also called severe keratinizing squamous dysplasia) is a precancerous condition. If not treated, this condition can evolve into a type of laryngeal cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. This condition typically affects adults over the age of 40 years. The larynx The larynx is a structure located in the upper …
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the most common type of cancer in the larynx. It often develops from a precancerous condition called keratinizing squamous dysplasia. It typically affects adults over the age of 40 years. This article will help you understand your diagnosis and pathology report for squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx. The larynx …
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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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