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Nasal Schwannoma—A Case Report

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According to the literature, half of the schwannoma cases occur in the head and neck areas and only less than 4% occur in the sinonasal tract. In this case, a 50-year-old male patient, Mr. Jeyapal with a-year-long progressive left side nasal obstruction and purulent rhinorrhea, is presented [1]. The CT reveals a mass filling the left nasal cavity. During surgical intervention, the mass is found to originate from the medial side of the septum anteriorly and inferiorly. The pathological examination reveals capsulated tumor with palisading cellular arrangement and high cellular density [2]. The pathological findings and nervous origin of the tumor are discussed after an extensive review of the literature.

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Ravindran, A. , Amirthagani, A. , Peterdhas, P. , Nagarajan, S. , Palanivel, P. , Salini, R. and Jagan, A. (2015) Nasal Schwannoma—A Case Report. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 4, 94-98. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2015.42017.

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