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  • Otolaryngology 2013, Vol 3(1): 127
  • DOI: 10.4172/2161-119X.1000127

An Interesting and Unusual Case of Embroidery Needle Impaction in the Larynx: A Case Report

Sunil Kumar*
Department of ENT, Army College of Medical Sciences, , Delhi Cantt-110010, India
*Corresponding Author : Sunil Kumar, Senior Resident, Department of ENT, Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi Cantt.-110010, India, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: Dec 18, 2012 / Accepted Date: Jan 03, 2013 / Published Date: Jan 07, 2013

Abstract

Head and neck cancers are a common spectrum of diseases, accounting for over one-third of a million deaths worldwide each year, and over 11,000 annual US deaths. Most head and neck cancers have traditionally been diagnosed in older males who abuse tobacco and/or alcohol. With increasing public awareness of the dangers of tobacco exposure and excessive alcohol intake, the incidence of many subgroups of head and neck cancer is now decreasing in the West. However, over the past several decades, the rates of carcinomas of the tonsil and base of tongue are increasing, and are affecting a different demographic group consisting mainly of younger, nonsmoking, males. These lesions are caused by infections with the same high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV) genotypes as those responsible for cervical cancer and other anogenital neoplasms. These HPV-induced head and neck cancers differ in their biology and prognosis from those neoplasms induced by tobacco or ethanol. Understanding the biology of these lesions will allow for the development of selective preventive and treatment strategies, and better outcomes, for this subpopulation of patients.

Citation: Sunil Kumar (2013) An Interesting and Unusual Case of Embroidery Needle Impaction in the Larynx: A Case Report. Otolaryngology 3:127. Doi: 10.4172/2161-119X.1000127

Copyright: © 2013 Sunil Kumar, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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