A rare case of laryngotracheal chondrosarcoma in a patient with past history of radioiodine therapy for thyroid cancer


1 Department of Surgery, Image Processing and Signal Research Center, Isfahan, Iran

2 Department of Radiology, Image Processing and Signal Research Center, Isfahan, Iran

3 St George's Medical School, University of London, London, United Kingdom

4 Department of Pathology, Al Zahra Hospital,Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran


Tracheal chondrosarcoma is a rare malignant mesenchymal tumor and there are less than 15 reports in the literature. We report a rare case of laryngotracheal chondrosarcoma in a 74-year-old man. He gave a history of radioiodine therapy for thyroid papillary carcinoma about 24 years ago. Diagnostic steps, histological presentation, and therapy are described in detail.


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