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Inferior turbinate schwannoma: report of a case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16866114     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Schwannomas of the nasal cavity are extremely rare. We evaluated a 42-year-old woman who presented with a 4-year history of slowly progressive nasal obstruction. The cause of the obstruction was identified as a schwannoma in the left inferior turbinate. The tumor was completely excised, and no sign of recurrence was evident at the 1-year follow-up. To the best of our knowledge, this is only the third case of a schwannoma originating in the inferior nasal turbinate that has been reported in the English-language literature. We review the clinical and pathologic features of this case.
Riad Khnifies; Milo Fradis; Alexander Brodsky; Jacob Bajar; Michal Luntz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  85     ISSN:  0145-5613     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-26     Completed Date:  2006-10-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  384-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, B'nai Zion Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel School of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Follow-Up Studies
Nasal Obstruction / etiology
Neurilemmoma / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Nose Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Treatment Outcome
Turbinates* / pathology,  surgery

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