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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-32

Primary small-cell carcinoma of the glottic larynx: A case report from Northern Pakistan


Department of Oncology, Atomic Energy Cancer Hospital, NORI, Islamabad, Pakistan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Hadia Fatima
Department of Oncology, Atomic Energy Cancer Hospital, NORI, Islamabad
Pakistan
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JCRP.JCRP_2_18

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Extrapulmonary neuroendocrine small-cell carcinoma is a rare tumor accounting for only 2.5%–4% of all small-cell carcinomas, and during the past 30 years, only 160 cases of primary small-cell carcinoma of the larynx have been reported worldwide. Most previously reported cases were metastatic small-cell carcinomas. Herein, we report the case of a 51-year-old male who was treated at the Atomic Energy Cancer Hospital, NORI, Islamabad, Pakistan for small-cell carcinoma of the larynx.


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