Esthesioneuroblastoma — a rarity
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A young male presented with visual complaints of one year duration, epistaxis and nasal blockage of 3 months duration. He had bilateral proptosis and bitemporal hemianopia and a mass near the; roof of nasal cavity. Skull skiagram showed enlarged sella and computed tomography showed erosion of sella and a central mass. Partial excision of supra and parasellar tumour was done which on histopatho-logical examination revealed Esthesioneuroblastoma. This was followed by radiotherapy and CCNU twice, at 6 weeks interval. He is doing well after 1 year and 9 months of follow up.
KeywordsNasal Cavity Nasal Blockage Partial Excision Olfactory Neuroblastoma Turbinate Hypertrophy
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