Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinus Cancer
Maxillary cancers are most common (70%). Incidence higher in Japan and South Africa. More common in males (4:1). Ohngren’s line runs from the medial canthus to the angle of the mandible. Histology: most common is SCC. Adenoid cystic, esthesioneuroblastoma, plasmacytoma, lymphoma, melanoma, and sarcoma also seen. Lymphatic drainage of maxillary antrum to submandibular, parotid, jugulodigastric, retropharyngeal, and jugular nodes. See Chap. 12 for more information on esthesioneuroblastoma.
KeywordsNasal Cavity Maxillary Antrum Medial Canthus Sinonasal Cancer Jugular Node
We thank Dr. M. Kara Bucci for her contribution to this chapter in the first edition.
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