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Esthesioneuroblastoma as a collision tumor


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.

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Kumar, K.S., Nampoothiri, P.M., Venugopal, M. et al. Esthesioneuroblastoma as a collision tumor. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 56, 295–296 (2004).

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