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Fig. 7.15. Metastastic malignant melanoma of the larynx. An ulcerated tumour composed of large, atypical epithelioid cells with focal melanin pigment. Primary tumour was located on the left heel

Fig. 7.15. Metastastic malignant melanoma of the larynx. An ulcerated tumour composed of large, atypical epithelioid cells with focal melanin pigment. Primary tumour was located on the left heel

The prognosis for patients with laryngeal metastases is generally poor as laryngeal involvement is usually a sign of dissemination in the terminal stage of the disease. In such patients, only palliative treatment is advised; laser endoscopic resection has been reported to be an excellent tool for relieving airway obstruction [267]. However, cases of isolated laryngeal metastases have been described, in which local excision and/or radiation therapy was associated with prolonged survival [74, 105].

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