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REVIEW ARTICLE

Premalignant Lesions of the Larynx and their Management

Arsheed Hussain Hakeem, Imtiyaz Hussain Hakeem, Sultan A Pradhan

Keywords : Leukoplakia,Keratosis,Carcinoma in situ,Larynx

Citation Information : Hakeem AH, Hakeem IH, Pradhan SA. Premalignant Lesions of the Larynx and their Management. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2010; 2 (3):161-165.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1031

Published Online: 00-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

The classification and the most appropriate treatment of the precancerous lesions of the larynx continue to be controversial. It is an established fact that the dysplastic lesions of the larynx have the potential to evolve into malignant lesion. It is also well-known that the capacity of this transformation significantly correlates to the grade of dysplasia of the epithelium. The diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of these lesions depend almost entirely on their histological abnormalities.


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