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REVIEW ARTICLE

Oncogenic Osteoblastoma: A Rare Clinical Entity in the PNS Arising from Ethmoidal Sinus

Champion Venkateshalu Srinivas, Stanley Jhon, N Kailash, L Savithri, Divya Jyothi

Citation Information : Srinivas CV, Jhon S, Kailash N, Savithri L, Jyothi D. Oncogenic Osteoblastoma: A Rare Clinical Entity in the PNS Arising from Ethmoidal Sinus. Int J Head Neck Surg 2011; 2 (2):101-102.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1060

Published Online: 00-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Oncogenic osteoblastoma is a rare clinical entity in the peripheral nervous system (PNS). Its presentation is like a nasal polyp. One should keep the diagnosis of oncogenic osteoblastoma in mind as a differential diagnosis for mass in nasal cavity. Excessive bleeding during surgery should arouse the suspicion and the pathologist has to be sounded. A preliminary biopsy of the mass is to be considered. Immunohistochemistry (IHC) should be done, if the suspicion is strong.


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