T Staging of Hypopharyngeal SCC

  • TX – Primary tumor cannot be assessed
  • Tis – Carcinoma in situ
  • T1 – Tumor limited to one subsite of hypopharynx and / or 2 cm or smaller in greatest dimensión
  • T2 – Tumor invades more than one subsite of hypopharynx or an adjacent site, or measures larger than 2 cm but not larger than 4 cm in greatest dimensión without fixation of hemilarynx
  • T3 – Tumor larger than 4 cm in greatest dimensión or with fixation of hemilarynx or extension to esophagus
  • T4 – Moderately advanced and very advanced local disease
    • T4a – Moderately advanced local disease
      • Tumor invades thyroid/cricoid cartilage, hyoid bone, thyroid gland, or central compartment soft tissue
    • T4b – Very advanced local disease
      • Tumor invades prevertebral fascia, encases carotid artery, or involves mediastinal structures

#Arrangoiz #Surgeon #CancerSurgeon #SurgicalOncologist #Teacher #HeadandNeckSurgeon

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s