ISSN 1301 - 0883 | E-ISSN: 1309-3886
Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of nasal cavity [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2016; 21(2): 101-104 | DOI: 10.5505/ejm.2016.69937

Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of nasal cavity

Roopesh Sankaran1, Syed Zaifullah bin Syed Hamzah1, Ramesh Kumar2, Balwant Singh Gendeh1

This is case where an elderly woman referred to our clinic with history of recurrent epistaxis from right nostril for one year duration associated with persistent right nasal blockage, hyposmia, loss of weight and loss of appetite. On examination noted polypoidal mass at right sphenoethmoidal recess with evidence of previous surgery. Patient underwent endoscopic removal of the mass and histopathologic examination was reported as malignant small round blue cells tumors from right olfactory cleft and right ethmoidal air cells. Based on immunohistochemical examination, it was consistent with primitive neuroectodermal tumour (PNET).

Keywords: Primitive neuroectodermal tumor, PNET, nasal cavity, small round cell tumor

Roopesh Sankaran, Syed Zaifullah bin Syed Hamzah, Ramesh Kumar, Balwant Singh Gendeh. Primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET) of nasal cavity. Eastern J Med. 2016; 21(2): 101-104
Manuscript Language: English
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