A Rare Case of Reparative Granuloma of Nasal Cavity (Short Report)


Giant cell reparative granuloma (GCRG) is a rare, benign tumour that mostly involves the maxilla and mandible. It is rare in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. Here we report a case of GCRG of nasal cavity in 24-year-old man who came with unilateral nasal obstruction, epistaxis and proptosis. CT scan showed soft tissue hypodensity lesion of left nasal cavity. Endoscopic surgical excision and biopsy were done. The pathology was consistent with GCRG. There was no recurrence seen on follow-up for 2 years. A short literature review about diagnosis, clinical behavior, radiological findings and treatment of this tumor entity are given.

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Lingaiah, J. , Ganji, L. , Yella, S. and Thatikonda, K. (2014) A Rare Case of Reparative Granuloma of Nasal Cavity. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 293-297. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.35052.

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