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6.5.15: 15. Anterior Commissure

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    18358
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    • More likely to invade thyroid cartilage
      • Proximity
      • Broyle’s ligament
    • Beware subglottic extension through cricothyroid membrane
    • Imaging advisable if considering CO2 laser or RT, except for small tumours
    • Treatment options
    • CO2 laser / transoral microsurgery
    • Radiotherapy: Adapt technique to cover anterior commissure
    • Vertical partial laryngectomy (Frontolateral)
    • Supracricoid laryngectomy
    • Total laryngectomy (extralaryngeal extension)

    6.5.15: 15. Anterior Commissure is shared under a CC BY-NC 3.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Open Access Atlas of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Operative Surgery.