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Esthesioneuroblastoma as a collision tumor

  • K. Salil Kumar
  • P. Muraleedharan Nampoothiri
  • M. Venugopal
  • P. Padmanabhan
Clinical Report
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Abstract

Esthesioneuroblastoma is an uncommon malignant neoplasm of nose and paranasal sinuses. Esthesioneuroblaslvma presenting as a collision tumour is very rare. The case of such a rare presentation is being reported here in a patient with previous history of squamous cell carcinoma uvula, post irridiatted; who now developed a bleeding nasal mass which proved to be a collision timour c ontaining both squamous cell carcinoma and Esthesioneuroblastoma on biopsy.

Keywords

Esthesioneuroblastoma collision tumour 

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© Association of Otolaryngologists of India 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Salil Kumar
    • 1
  • P. Muraleedharan Nampoothiri
    • 2
  • M. Venugopal
    • 2
  • P. Padmanabhan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ENT, Medical CollegeHODCalicut
  2. 2.Department of ENT, Medical CollegeCalicut

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