Published: 2020-03-25

When you hear hoof beats, it may also be a Zebra: a case report in a malignancy glottis

Mohamed Abdul Kathar M., Kapila Manikantan, Rajeev Sharan, Arun Pattatheyil


Laryngeal cancer is one of the leading causes of death in Indian males. Papillary thyroid carcinoma is the most common subtype of thyroid cancer in 80% of cases and has a tendency to metastasize to lymph nodes. Patients with laryngeal cancers undergoing laryngectomy might have other occult primaries including thyroid carcinoma especially in patients with recurrent laryngeal carcinomas. We report a case of recurrent laryngeal carcinoma with incidental carcinomas. This study was conducted at TATA medical center, Kolkata.


Recurrent carcinoma larynx, Thyroid carcinoma, Lymph nodes

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