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Masson's pseudotumour of the ethmoid sinus - a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17666137     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: We report a case of Masson's pseudotumour or intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia presenting in the ethmoid sinus. CASE REPORT: We present a diagnostically challenging case of Masson's pseudotumour of the ethmoid sinus presenting with persistent epistaxis and a review of the available literature. CONCLUSION: Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia is a benign, reactive lesion first described by the French pathologist Pierre Masson in 1923. It can lead to diagnostic uncertainty due to its close resemblance clinically, radiologically and histopathologically to angiosarcoma.
S Hooda; M R Humphreys; S W Wong; A S Evans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2007-08-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  122     ISSN:  1748-5460     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-21     Completed Date:  2008-12-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  990-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Epistaxis / etiology
Ethmoid Sinus*
Hemangioendothelioma / diagnosis*
Hyperplasia / pathology
Middle Aged
Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Treatment Outcome

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