A large, locally aggressive giant cell tumour arising from the laryngeal cartilage: A Rare Case Report

Authors

  • Umar Riaz Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Hadia Wali Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Shayan Shahid Ansari Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Zujajah Hameed Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Saqib Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.9173

Keywords:

Giant Cell Tumor, Laryngeal Cancer, Thyroid Cartilage, Laryngectomy

Abstract

Giant cell tumour is a growth predominantly found in long bones of the body. Giant cell tumour has a rare occurrence in the head and neck. A case of a 31 year old male with no known comorbidities at the ENT Department, Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad presented with anterior neck swelling and hoarseness of voice. Patient was diagnosed as having Giant Cell Tumour of Larynx (GTCL) proven on FNA cytology and post-operative biopsy. GCTL is an uncommon entity with only 45 reported cases in the world.

Key Words: Giant Cell Tumor, Laryngeal Cancer, Thyroid Cartilage, Laryngectomy.

Published

2024-05-24

How to Cite

Riaz, U., Wali, H., Shahid Ansari, S., Hameed, Z., & Muhammad Saqib. (2024). A large, locally aggressive giant cell tumour arising from the laryngeal cartilage: A Rare Case Report. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 74(6), 1167–1171. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.9173

Issue

Section

Case Report