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A Rare Case of Olfactory Esthesioneuroblastoma
Poster Title: A Rare Case of Olfactory Esthesioneuroblastoma
Submitted on 31 Aug 2022
Author(s): Dr Angshuman Gupta
Affiliations: CHEC
This poster was presented at IRIA
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Abstract: Olfactory esthesioneuroblastomas are
tumors arising from the basal layer of
the olfactory epithelium in the superior
recess of the nasal cavity.
They usually present as a soft tissue mass in
the superior olfactory recess involving the
anterior and middle ethmoid air-cells on one
side and extending through the cribriform
plate into the anterior cranial fossa.
Summary: Esthesioneuroblastomas are rare
neoplasm of the nasal cavity.
• Patients most commonly presents
with anosmia and nasal fullness.
• Staging of the disease is done on the
basis of imaging modality (Modified
Kadish staging).
References: Kadish S, Goodman M, Wang CC. Olfactory neuroblastoma. A
clinical analysis of 17 cases. Cancer. 1976;37(03):1571–1576
• Dublin AB. Imaging characteristics of olfactory neuroblastoma.
J Neurol Surg B Skull Base. 2007;17(S1):A091
• Ow TJ, Bell D, Kupferman ME, Demonte F, Hanna EY.
Esthesioneuroblastoma. Neurosurg Clin N Am.
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