larynx

Larynx

What is the larynx? The larynx is an organ on the inside of the neck that helps air move between the nose and mouth and the lungs. The larynx is also responsible for creating sound. What types of cells are found on the inside of the larynx? Most of the larynx is a hollow tube …
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Keratinizing squamous dysplasia of the larynx

What is keratinizing squamous dysplasia of the larynx? Keratinizing squamous dysplasia is a pre-cancerous disease involving the tissue on the surface of the larynx. The larynx is an organ found in the top of the neck behind the tongue. Keratinizing squamous dysplasia is considered a pre-cancerous disease because it can over time turn into a …
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Squamous dysplasia of the larynx

What is squamous dysplasia of the larynx? Squamous dysplasia in the larynx is a pre-cancerous disease. It develops from the squamous cells that cover the inner surface of the larynx. Squamous dysplasia is considered a pre-cancerous disease because it can over time turn into a type of laryngeal cancer called squamous cell carcinoma.  Pathologists divide …
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Squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the larynx

What is squamous cell carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the larynx? Squamous cell carcinoma in situ (CIS) is a non-invasive type of laryngeal (throat) cancer. Squamous CIS starts from the cells that cover the inside surface of the larynx. Squamous CIS can start in any part of the larynx although the most common location is …
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