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Primary osteosarcoma arising from the middle turbinate in a pediatric patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23205231     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Osteosarcomas usually occur as secondary tumors after radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Without a history of irradiation to the head and neck area, primary osteosarcoma of the turbinate is extremely rare. We report here a rare case of primary turbinate osteosarcoma presenting as a relatively small, well-circumscribed, turbinate mass. Its appearance mimicked a benign nasal mass like mucocele and polyp. We also reviewed the previously reported cases of tumor arising from turbinate.
Authors:
Youn Jeong Kim; Yeo Ju Kim; Young Chae Chu; Ju Won Lee; Yong Sun Jeon; Kyung-Hee Lee; Soon Gu Cho; Mi Young Kim
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-09-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  5     ISSN:  2005-0720     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-03     Completed Date:  2012-12-04     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101474010     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  Korea (South)    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Inha University College of Medicine, Incheon, Korea.
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