Carcinoma laringeo epiglótico

Discussion in 'Medical Terminology' started by Taycaro, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Taycaro Senior Member

    Chihuahua, Mexico
    Mexican Spanish
    This text appears as the cause of death in a death certificate. Can anyone help me with the English translation plese? Thank you.

    Carcinoma laringeo epiglótico
     
  2. cocuyo Senior Member

    Stockholm
    Swedish - Stockholm
    It will be quite as easy (or hard) to understand whether translated or not: epiglottal larynx carcinoma. It is a cancer in the epiglottis, the lid on top of the larynx that closes the airpassage when we swallow.
     
  3. Taycaro Senior Member

    Chihuahua, Mexico
    Mexican Spanish
    Thank you so very much. You were really fast and accurate.
     

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