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Rare angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate; A case report and literature review [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2017; 22(1): 20-22 | DOI: 10.5505/ejm.2017.92400  

Rare angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate; A case report and literature review

Mohd Eksan Sairin1, Noorizan Yahya1, Chew Yok Kuan1, Mohamad Khir Abdullah1, Salina Husain2
1Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Hospital Pakar Sultanah Fatimah, Johor, Malaysia
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, UKM Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Angiosarcoma is a rare soft-tissue sarcoma. It is an aggressive, malignant endothelial cell tumour of vascular or lymphatic in origin. Angiosarcoma accounts for 2% of all sarcomas and over half of it occurred in head and neck region. Its treatment is challenging with a poor prognosis. We presented a case of angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate occurring in a 73 year-old man.

Keywords: Angiosarcoma, inferior turbinate


Mohd Eksan Sairin, Noorizan Yahya, Chew Yok Kuan, Mohamad Khir Abdullah, Salina Husain. Rare angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate; A case report and literature review. Eastern J Med. 2017; 22(1): 20-22

Corresponding Author: Mohd Eksan Sairin, Malaysia


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