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          VOLUME 35 / ISSUE 3


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13 - Retrospective evaluation of supraglottic larynx carcinoma in our clinic

Saliha Peksu, Didem Karaçetin, Özlem Maral, Alpaslan Mayadağlı, Oktay İncekara

Objective: Our aim was to evaluate the retrospective of the cases of Supraglottic Larynx Carcinoma at our clinic.

Material-Method: 97 patients were evaluated during our study who were treated and followed up between the years 1989-1997. The cases were studied according to sex, age group, operations they have received, histological type, differentiation degree and stages they were in.

Results: 94 patients were male, 3 were female, 76.2% had total larengectomi, 23.7% had partial larengectomi. 46.3% Ipsilateral, 45.3 had bilateral dissection. Only 47 patients had differentiation determined and from these, 8 case were well differentiated, 28 case were average differentiated, 11 were badly differentiated. According to stages: 2% were 1 stage, 7.3% cases were of stage 2, 42.3% were stage 3, 48.5% were stage 4. Smoking and drinking were observed positive with 85% of the cases.

Conclusion: Head/Neck carcinoma accounts for 2% of all cancer cases in the world and larynx carcinoma is the most common among them. It is also known that Larynx Carcinoma is close correlation with smoking anrd drinking. This type of carcinoma is often seen with male patients of middle or old age who smokes and drinks.

Keywords: Supraglottic Larynx Carcinoma.

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