Esthesioneuroblastoma — a rarity

  • Raman Arora
  • Parminder Singh
  • T. N. Shadangi
  • Manmohan Singh
Short communication


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.


Nasal Cavity Nasal Blockage Partial Excision Olfactory Neuroblastoma Turbinate Hypertrophy 
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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Raman Arora
    • 1
  • Parminder Singh
    • 1
  • T. N. Shadangi
    • 2
  • Manmohan Singh
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of EndocrinologyP. G. I.Chandigarh
  2. 2.Department of Neuro-SurgeryDayanand Medical CollegeLudhiana
  3. 3.ENT DepartmentMohan Dai Oswal Cancer Treatment & Reserch FoundationLudhiana

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