Lymphangiomas are rare laryngeal tumors. We have been able to find but 6 cases on record. New and Erich,1 reviewing 722 cases of benign growths of the larynx seen at Mayo Clinic over a thirty year period, report 25 cases of true angioma of the larynx, only 1 of which was a lymphangioma.
Sweester2 divided angiomas into two types: first, the adult type, usually rounded, projecting, sometimes pedunculated and situated on or above the vocal cords; second, the infantile type, sessile, flattened or diffuse, occurring below the vocal cords and generally producing dyspnea. The majority of lymphangiomas of the larynx reported on have had a smooth or papillary surface. They are relatively larger than hemangiomas, are pale and transparent and, on examination with a probe, offer more resistance than do hemangiomas. In the larynx, the tumor has been found in various do hemangiomas. In the larynx, the tumor has been found in various locations,
CORDRAY DP, GERVAIS RF. LYMPHANGIOMA OF THE LARYNX. AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1951;53(1):83–86. doi:10.1001/archotol.1951.03750010102008
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