Chondrosarcoma of the Nasal Septum and Introduction of a Case Admitted to Department of Otolaryngology at Loghman Hakim Hospital
Journal of Otorhinolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery,
Vol. 6 No. 1 (2020),
12 September 2020
Chondrosarcoma is a rare tumor of the head and neck with a prevalence of 5-12% of all chondrosarcomas reported. The most common affected site in the head and neck is the larynx. Other sites include the craniofacial, maxilla, and mandible, nasal cavity, and paranasal sinuses. Clinical symptoms usually include a painless mass with bony swelling and one of the symptoms that the patient presents with is epistaxis nasal obstruction. The most appropriate treatment is radical surgery. This article introduces a 72-year-old man with a complaint of left nasal congestion, epistaxis, and swelling of middle canthus area of the left eye.
- Chondrosarcoma; Maxilla; Epistaxis; Middle canthus.
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