Hong Kong Med J 2004;10:131-3 | Number 2, April 2004
Schwannoma of the larynx - an uncommon cause of vocal cord immobility
S Lo, WK Ho
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London, United Kingdom
We present a rare case of schwannoma of the larynx in a 26-year-old Chinese patient. The tumour was excised using a lateral thyrotomy approach, with satisfactory restoration of laryngeal function. The presentation, management, and outcome of treatment for this type of tumour are discussed.
Key words: Laryngeal neoplasms; Neurilemmoma; Vocal cords
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