Larynx and hypopharynx
Features to report

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 March 2018, last major update December 2013

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

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Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Features to report. website. Accessed November 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Editor's note

  • Tumor size and location
  • Tumor histologic type and pattern
  • Tumor histologic grade
  • Depth of invasion of primary tumor
  • Pattern of invasion
  • Tumor extension to adjacent structures (indicate involvement or not)
  • Status of resection margins (distance from invasive carcinoma to mucosal and deep margins)
  • Vascular invasion
  • Perineural invasion
  • Presence of severe dysplasia / carcinoma in situ
  • Lymph nodes: for each level, number obtained, number involved by tumor, size of nodal metastases and presence of extracapsular spread
  • TNM staging