Radial/Circumferential Surgical Margin in Laryngectomy Specimens

Radial/Circumferential Surgical Margin in Laryngectomy Specimens Head and Neck Pathol (2017) 11:413–415 DOI 10.1007/s12105-017-0805-2 LETTER TO THE EDITOR Radial/Circumferential Surgical Margin in Laryngectomy Specimens 1 2 Sulen Sarioglu  · Ahmet Omer Ikiz   Received: 10 February 2017 / Accepted: 27 February 2017 / Published online: 13 March 2017 © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2017 Larynx and rectum are two organs that are structurally and parameter that should be evaluated and reported in rectal functionally distinct from each other, but being tubular carcinomas, which is coined with assessment of the com- organs they share a similar morphological aspect. Although pleteness of mesorectal excision [3]. Mesorectal excision the musculature and cartilaginous structure of the larynx do is the method of rectal surgery with the outer surface of not have similarity with rectum, both organs have a lumen the mesorectal fascia. The completeness of surgery; for and are surrounded by fascias named as the investing fascia radial margins of mesorectal fascia defects are evaluated for the former and mesorectal fascia for the latter. The neo- by the pathologists, which are also reported to be predic- plasm of these two organs may grow as a vegetative mass tive factors for local recurrence. Mesorectal excision, either into the lumen or to the opposite http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Head and Neck Pathology Springer Journals

Radial/Circumferential Surgical Margin in Laryngectomy Specimens

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Medicine & Public Health; Pathology; Otorhinolaryngology; Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Dentistry
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