Cite this page: Pernick N. Metastases. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/larynxmet.html. Accessed May 24th, 2020.
Definition / general
- Rare; renal cell carcinoma and melanoma are among most common; laryngeal lesion may be initial presenting lesion
- Also breast and lung metastases
- Thyroid carcinomas involve larynx by direct extension
- 48 year old man with supraglottic metastatic renal cell carcinoma 7 years after nephrectomy (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2000;124:1833)