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Verrucous carcinoma of the frontal sinus: a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6361388     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Carcinoma of the frontal sinus is rare. Treatment is controversial, and prognosis is poor, The etiology is unknown, although some risk factors for other paranasal sinus carcinomas have been identified. A 70-year-old male presented with proptosis and x-ray findings consistent with a mucocele of the frontal sinus. At operation the patient was felt to have a cholesteatoma. Pathologic diagnosis was verrucous carcinoma of the frontal sinus. The case is discussed and the literature is reviewed.
A N Newman; M Colman; S A Jayich
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of surgical oncology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0022-4790     ISO Abbreviation:  J Surg Oncol     Publication Date:  1983 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-02-14     Completed Date:  1984-02-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0222643     Medline TA:  J Surg Oncol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  298-303     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Papillary / radiotherapy,  surgery*
Frontal Sinus*
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms / radiotherapy,  surgery*

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