Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the larynx presenting as a primary unknown carcinoma

Kentaro Miki, Yorihisa Orita, Soichiro Nose, Misato Hirai, Yasuyuki Noyama, Shuhei Domae, Kazuo Hamaya

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Abstract

Objective: The case of an 80-year-old man showing a metastatic cervical small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma is presented. Results: The primary site could not be found at first; it took 8-10 months to detect the primary lesion in the larynx. Conclusion: 18F-deoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG-PET) was useful to find the submucosal lesion. Despite surgical treatments and chemotherapy, the patient survived for only 21 months.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-102
Number of pages5
JournalAuris Nasus Larynx
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2012

Keywords

  • FDG-PET
  • Larynx
  • Neuroendocrine carcinoma
  • Primary

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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    Miki, K., Orita, Y., Nose, S., Hirai, M., Noyama, Y., Domae, S., & Hamaya, K. (2012). Neuroendocrine carcinoma of the larynx presenting as a primary unknown carcinoma. Auris Nasus Larynx, 39(1), 98-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anl.2011.02.007