Table of ContentsDefinition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Transglottic squamous cell carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/larynxtransglottic.html. Accessed June 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
- By definition, crosses ventricle vertically and is associated with fixed vocal cord
- Less than 5% of all cases
- Highest incidence of nodal metastases (52%), often clinically undetected
- Surgery should include neck dissection since metastases to cervical nodes are common, particularly for tumors > 4 cm