Transglottic carcinoma | definition of transglottic carcinoma by Medical dictionary
transglottic carcinoma Surgical oncology An ad hoc term for a tumor that crosses the laryngeal ventricles vertically, to involve the supraglottis, the glottis and often the subglottis; most TCs are supraglottic extensions of glottic CA. See Glottis, Larynx.
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A transglottic carcinoma
was found in 55 patients, and a subglottic carcinoma was present in 7 patients.
Supracricoid laryngectomy with cricohyoidopexy: Apartial laryngeal procedure for selected supraglottic and transglottic carcinomas
. Laryngoscope 1990; 100:735-41.
End results of a prospective trial on elective lateral neck dissection vs type III modified radical neck dissection in the management of supraglottic and transglottic carcinomas
. Head Neck 1999; 21: 694-702.