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Laryngeal chondrosarcoma is an uncomon cartilaginous tumor very rarely encountered in the head and neck but most commonly in the sarcoma of the larynx. They occur most often in middle aged and older men. The prognosis of this tumor is potentially poor and surgical resection is generally recomended for the treatment. No benefit of chemotherapy or radiotherapy in chond-rosarcoma has been documented in the literature. A 57 year-old male visited our clinic with history of dyspnea and hoarseness. cartilage. Neck computed tomography revealed a large calcified mas in the larynx. The perioperative frozen section showed it to be grade I chondrosarcoma of the cricoid cartilage. Conservative surgery with complete excision of tumor was performed through laryngofissure approach after tracheostomy. Follow up asesment was performed under close check up at 12 months after the surgery, but we found neither recurence nor metastasis. (Korean J Otolaryngol 2003 ;46 :790-3)