Volume 11 Issue 1&2 2022 (Published Jan 24, 2022)

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Carcinosarcoma of the Larynx: A Case Report from Aden

Hussun S. Jezan



Introduction: Carcinosarcoma is a very rare lesion reported in many organs including larynx. The larynx appears to be highly unusual site, only a few cases have been described in the literature. Carcinosarcoma is a mixed tumour. It is composed of both malignant epithelial and mesenchymal elements.

Case report: This is a report of 55 years old male, who presented with complaints of hoarseness of voice and difficulty in swallowing who came to Ear, Nose and Throat outpatient department in Al-Gamhouria Teaching Hospital, Aden. The growth was pedenculated arising from left vocal cord. Diagnosis was confirmed by histopathology as a case of carcinosarcoma of the left vocal cord.

Keywords:  Carcinoma, Sarcoma, larynx.