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CASE REPORT

Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Nasal Septum: Report of Two Cases

SR Priya, Devendra A Chaukar, Anil KD' Cruz

Citation Information : Priya S, Chaukar DA, Cruz AK. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Nasal Septum: Report of Two Cases. Int J Head Neck Surg 2011; 2 (3):151-153.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10001-1073

Published Online: 01-12-2011

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


Abstract

We present two cases of adenoid cystic carcinoma arising from the nasal septum. The first patient was previously untreated. The second patient had been operated outside with a presumed diagnosis of a benign lesion. We excised both the lesions with wide margins as is advisable for this histology. The histopathology examination in the first case showed adenoid cystic carcinoma with no high-risk features. In the second case, the histopathology revealed no residual malignancy. Adjuvant treatment was, therefore, not given to either patient. The postoperative appearance in both cases was good. They have been disease free on follow-up.


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