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January 1930


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Arch Otolaryngol. 1930;11(1):36-47. doi:10.1001/archotol.1930.03560010046002

During the last twelve years, I have observed and treated seven patients who had hemangio-endothelioma of the larynx. In the first case, I was at a loss to know what the nature of the tumor was until after histologic study. In the second case, I felt a suspicion, because of the previous experience, and in each of the remaining five cases I was able to present the specimen to the pathologist with a fairly accurate histologic description before his sections were made, and this simply because the characteristics of the tumor were in each instance so similar to those in the first two cases.

All my cases occurred in men, whose ages ranged between 30 and 45 years. Five of the cases were on the left side of the larynx and two on the right side. The patients' habits in point of use of the voice, coughing and consumption of

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