TITLE

Endoscopic Resection of Pterygopalatine Chondrosarcoma

AUTHOR(S)
Hu, Amanda; Thomas, Pravin; Franklin, Jason; Rotenberg, Brian
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery;Jun2009, Vol. 38 Issue 3, pE100
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
A case report is presented which discusses an endoscopic resection in the treatment of a massive chondrosarcoma in the pterygopalatin fossa, nose, and paranasal sinuses. The patient is an 83-year-old woman. The surgical procedure which removed the tumor from the infraorbital nerve to the pterygopalatine fossa established primary intranasal clearance. Symptoms, histology, and prognosis of nasal chondrosarcoma are noted.
ACCESSION #
53484120

 

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