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Clinical Appearance of Benign Sinonasal Masses
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Case 4:  Nasal Schwannoma                         Go Back To BSM Manuscript

A 35 year old male with a history of left-sided nasal obstruction.  The CT scan showed an enhancing soft-tissue density or mass occupying the right nasal cavity extending into the right maxillary sinus and nasopharynx causing deviated nasal septum to left side.

Nasal Schwannoma

Figure 1:  Preoperative View of Patient. 
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Figure 2:  Axial CT Scan of Nasal Schwannoma 
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The mass was removed endoscopically and was sent for histopathology.   The histopathology report showed a highly cellular picture composed of spindle cells, multiple nerve bundles surrounded by fibrous tissue.

Figure 3:  Surgical Specimen
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Figure 4:  Histological Appearance of Nasal Schwannoma  Click on Pictures to Enlarge


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World Articles in Ear, Nose and Throat                 Jan 27, 2012              Vol 5-1

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