Low-grade adenocarcinoma of the nasal cavity-an unusual presentation: Case report and review of the literature

February 1, 2007
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Abstract. Low-grade nasal cavity adenocarcinoma is an unusual neoplasm. When it does occur, it often appears in conjunction with a history of epistaxis and nasal obstruction that spans a period of a few weeks to several months. Most of these tumors arise in patients who are middle-aged or older. We report a case of low-grade nasal cavity adenocarcinoma that was unusual in that it occurred in an adolescent boy and that the presenting symptoms of chronic nasal obstruction and recurrent epistaxis had persisted for 7 years.

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