Laryngectomy and Pharyngo-laryngectomy

In this article, we will discuss Laryngectomy and Pharyngo-laryngectomy. So, let’s get started.

It is the removal of larynx/pharynx partially or totally.

Causes

Carcinoma of the vocal cord (glottis) (squamous cell carcinoma)

Adenocarcinoma, basal cell carcinoma or sarcoma

Subglottic carcinoma

Supraglottic carcinoma

Carcinoma of vallecula, pyriform fossa and posterior pharyngeal wall

Crico pharyngeal carcinoma

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