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Letter to the Editor Regarding "Combined Minimally Invasive Supraciliary and Transfacial Approach for Large Tumors with Skull Base and Sinonasal Involvement".

World Neurosurg 2019 02;122:707

Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar East, New Delhi, India.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.09.043DOI Listing
February 2019

Computed tomographic features of adenoid cystic carcinoma in the palate.

Cancer Imaging 2019 Jan 31;19(1). Epub 2019 Jan 31.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial-Head and Neck Oncology, Ninth Peoples Hospital, College of Stomatology Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, No. 639 Zhizaoju Road, Shanghai, 200011, China.

Background: To evaluate the computed tomographic features and create a prediction model for clinical diagnosis of adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) in the palate with intact mucosa.

Methods: From March 2016 to May 2018, 102 patients with palatal tumors and intact mucosa, including 28 patients with a pathological diagnosis of ACC after surgery, were enrolled in this study. The patients' clinical symptoms, computed tomographic features and pathological diagnoses were recorded and analyzed. Read More

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https://cancerimagingjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40644-019-0190-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6357373PMC
January 2019
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Clinicopathological study of malignant melanoma in a regional cancer center.

Indian J Cancer 2018 Jul-Sep;55(3):292-296

Department of Pathology, A.H. Regional Cancer Centre, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

Background: : Malignant melanoma is a tumor of melanocytic origin. Although uncommon in India as compared with the west, its prevalence is increasing.

Objectives: To document the pattern of clinicopathological features of malignant melanoma cases attending in a regional cancer center in eastern India. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/ijc.IJC_612_17DOI Listing
January 2019
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Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor of the nasal cavity and nasopharynx in a child: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Jan;98(4):e14223

Department of Radiology, Shenzhen Children's Hospital, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

Rationale: Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (MPNSTs) are rare neoplasms with only a few reported cases affecting the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, and anterior skull base.

Patient Concerns: A 12-year-old girl with a mass in her nose was admitted to the Department of Otorhinolaryngology of Shenzhen Children's Hospital. She had a 4-month history of progressive, unilateral right nasal obstruction, unilateral mucopurulent rhinorrhea, foul nasal odor, snoring, hyposmia, occasional epistaxis, and no headache, no facial numbness, without eye swelling and vision loss. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000014223DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6358413PMC
January 2019
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[Clinical differences between primary nasopharyngeal NK/T-cell lymphoma and primary nasal cavity NK/T-cell lymphoma with nasopharynx extension].

Zhonghua Zhong Liu Za Zhi 2019 Jan;41(1):56-62

Department of Radiation Oncology, National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100021, China.

To investigate the clinical and prognostic differences between primary nasopharyngeal natural killer (NK)/T-cell lymphoma (NP NKTCL) and extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma of the nasal cavity with nasopharynx extension (N-NP NKTCL). A total of 89 patients with NP NKTCL and 113 patients with N-NP NKTCL from January 2000 to June 2015 were retrospectively analyzed. Clinical and pathological features, treatment responses and prognosis were compared between the two groups. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.issn.0253-3766.2019.01.010DOI Listing
January 2019

Surgery alone versus post-operative radiotherapy for sinonasal malignant melanoma: a meta-analysis.

Authors:
R Hu B-B Yang

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Dec;132(12):1051-1060

Department of Otolaryngology,Second Affiliated Hospital,School of Medicine,Zhejiang University,Zhejiang,China.

Objective: Sinonasal malignant melanoma is a relatively rare malignancy with poor prognosis, and effective treatments remain elusive. This analysis aimed to explore whether post-operative radiotherapy conferred any survival advantages in patients with this disease when compared with surgery alone.

Methods: Published studies were identified by searching four electronic databases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118002189DOI Listing
December 2018
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Transnasal endoscopic surgery in selected nasal-ethmoidal cancer with suspected brain invasion: Indications, technique, and outcomes.

Head Neck 2019 Jan 12. Epub 2019 Jan 12.

Unit of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Background: In nasal-ethmoidal malignancies, brain involvement is associated with dismal prognosis.

Method: Patients undergoing endoscopic resection with transnasal craniectomy and subpial dissection (ERTC-SD) for brain-invading nasal-ethmoidal cancer between 2008 and 2016 were included. Complications were analyzed in all patients, whereas oncological outcomes only in patients with pathological brain invasion. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/hed.25621
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25621DOI Listing
January 2019
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Paraganglioma Presenting as a Nasal Septal Mass: Case Report and Literature Review.

Case Rep Otolaryngol 2018 6;2018:1413960. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Objectives: To describe a rare case of a paraganglioma arising from the nasal septum and review the diagnosis and management of paragangliomas in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses.

Methods: We present a case of a 70-year-old female presenting with persistent nasal congestion and obstruction. Nasal endoscopy revealed a posterior septal mass approaching the sphenoid sinuses and partially obstructing the nasopharynx. Read More

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https://www.hindawi.com/journals/criot/2018/1413960/
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/1413960DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6304863PMC
December 2018
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Sinonasal hemangiopericytoma caused hypophosphatemic osteomalacia: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Dec;97(52):e13849

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu.

Rationale: Tumor-induced osteomalacia (TIO) is a rare, paraneoplastic syndrome featured with fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) secretion primarily by benign mesenchymal tumors and sometimes by malignancies. TIO diagnosis and treatment is often delayed because TIO usually has nonspecific generalized bone pain and weakness, and location of TIO tumor is quite challenging. Very few TIO caused by sinonasal hemangiopericytoma have been reported in the literature. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013849DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6314754PMC
December 2018
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Characteristics and management of sinonasal paragangliomas: a systematic review.

Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2018 Dec 20. Epub 2018 Dec 20.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ.

Background: Paragangliomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, although exceedingly rare, can exhibit frequent and aggressive recurrences. Our objective was to evaluate tumor characteristics, clinical course, management, and associated complications of sinonasal paragangliomas METHODS: A systematic review of the literature was performed utilizing the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis (PRISMA) guidelines, searching for sinonasal paraganglioma. Studies meeting inclusion criteria were assessed for level of evidence. Read More

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/alr.22261
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/alr.22261DOI Listing
December 2018
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Immature Teratoma of Nasal Septum: A Case Report.

Iran J Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Nov;30(101):355-359

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Topiwala National Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Introduction: Teratomas are neoplastic tumors derived from totipotent germ cells containing a wide assortment of tissues originating from all three germ cell layers. Teratomas can be mature or immature depending on the presence of immature tissues; typically neuroepithelial tissue. Immature teratomas can be oncologically benign or malignant, and can be divided into three grades with increasingly aggressive biological behavior. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6291815PMC
November 2018

[Metastases of cervical cancer to the nasal cavity and paranasal sinus with maxillofacial symptoms: a case report].

Lin Chung Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2018 Dec;32(23):1832-1833

A 41 year old female complained of left eyelid, cheek and face erythema, swelling with pain for 7 days. She was diagnosed with cervical squamous cell carcinoma, stage ⅢA a year ago. The anterior rhinoscopy examination showed that the dry scab adheres to the left nasal cavity, and a small amount of reddish mass were found, and the touch was brittle. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.13201/j.issn.1001-1781.2018.23.016DOI Listing
December 2018
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Comparisons of skin toxicity in patients with extranodal nasal-type natural killer/T-cell lymphoma after treatment with intensity-modulated radiotherapy and conventional radiotherapy.

J Cancer Res Ther 2018 Dec;14(Supplement):S975-S979

Department of Radiation Oncology, First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan Province 450052, P.R. China.

Background: Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) has been more widely used in extranodal nasal-type natural killer/T-cell lymphoma (NKTCL) because it can maximally improve the local control rate of tumor and reduce the radiation dose received by surrounding normal tissues. However, there has been no consensus on whether IMRT can help to lower the toxic and adverse reactions caused by radiation therapy. The aim of this study is to compare skin toxicity caused by IMRT and conventional radiotherapy in Stage I-II NKTCL. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0973-1482.192791DOI Listing
December 2018
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Unilateral endoscopic resection with transnasal craniectomy for sinonasal intestinal-type adenocarcinoma: A bi-institutional case-control study on 54 patients.

Oral Oncol 2018 Dec 26;87:89-96. Epub 2018 Oct 26.

Unit of Otorhinolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

Objectives: Intestinal-type adenocarcinoma (ITAC) of the ethmoid mostly affects patients exposed to wood dust and has been traditionally treated with bilateral resection. The aim of the present study was to validate unilateral endoscopic resection with transnasal craniectomy (uERTC) in selected ITACs.

Materials And Methods: Patients affected by ITAC receiving uERTC from 2004 to 2017 at two tertiary referral centers were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S13688375183039
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2018.10.027DOI Listing
December 2018
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Data Set for the Reporting of Carcinomas of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses: Explanations and Recommendations of the Guidelines From the International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting.

Arch Pathol Lab Med 2018 Nov 30. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

From the Department of Translational Research, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy (Dr Franchi); the Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas (Dr Bishop); the Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia (Dr Coleman); the Department of Pathology, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (Dr Flucke); the Head and Neck Medical Oncology Department, Fondazione International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, and University of Milan, Milan, Italy (Dr Licitra); the Department of Otolaryngology, Instituto Universitario de Oncología del Principado de Asturias, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Cancer, Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain (Dr Llorente Pendás); the Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (Dr Stelow); St James and Dublin Dental Hospitals and Trinity College, Sir Patrick Dunne Research Laboratory, and St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland (Dr Toner); the Department of Pathology, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Dr Weinreb); the Department of Anatomic Pathology, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida (Dr Wenig); and the Department of Pathology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Woodland Hills Medical Center, Woodland Hills (Dr Thompson).

The International Collaboration on Cancer Reporting was established to internationally unify and standardize the pathologic reporting of cancers based on collected evidence, as well as to allow systematic multi-institutional intercountry data collection to guide cancer care in the future. This data set has been developed by the collaborative efforts of an international multidisciplinary panel of experts involved in the care of patients with carcinomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses (sinonasal tract). The nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses (including frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid, and maxillary sinuses) comprise a very complex anatomic area of the head and neck, affected by a sometimes bewildering array of neoplasms. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5858/arpa.2018-0404-SADOI Listing
November 2018

Comparing Kadish, TNM, and the modified Dulguerov staging systems for esthesioneuroblastoma.

J Surg Oncol 2019 Jan 22;119(1):130-142. Epub 2018 Nov 22.

Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.

Background: Esthesioneuroblastoma (ENB) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor. The purpose of this study was to compare the Kadish, tumor-node-metastasis (TNM), and Dulguerov's modified TNM staging in order to determine the impact of the stage on primary surgical treatment selection, margin status, and survival.

Methods: The National Cancer Database (NCDB) was used to identify patients diagnosed with ENB between 2004 to 2015. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.25293DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6352736PMC
January 2019
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Giant sellar metastasis from renal cell carcinoma: A case report and literature review.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Nov;97(47):e13376

Department of Neurosurgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China.

Rationale: Sellar metastasis is a rare and complex disease whose clinical features are strongly associated with the primary malignancy. Here, we present a rare case of giant sellar metastasis spread from renal cell carcinoma (RCC).

Patient Concerns: A 30-year-old Chinese woman was admitted to our Hospital, reporting headache, nasal congestion, nausea, vomiting, and a sharp decline in her right eye vision. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013376DOI Listing
November 2018
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Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the nasal cavity: an extremely rare and new distinct entity.

Pan Afr Med J 2018 29;30:188. Epub 2018 Jun 29.

ENT Department, Ibn Sina University Hospital, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco.

Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) is a rare but distinct entity of nasal cavity carcinomas. Only a very few cases have been reported in the nasal cavity. Its treatment is not well established. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2018.30.188.14992DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6235514PMC
December 2018
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[The application of the hidrogel-based medicinal compositions for the targeted delivery of medications in rhino- and otosurgery].

Vestn Otorinolaringol 2018 ;83(5):68-70

Research and Clinical Centre of Otorhinolaryngology, Russian Medico-Biological Agency, Moscow, Russia.

The objective of the present study was the analysis of the application of the hydrogel-based medicinal compositions for the treatment of the patients presenting with pathological changes in the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses during the postoperative period. A total of 25 patients at the age from 18 to 60 years with the diseases of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses were available for the examination including 12 ones with polypous polysinusitis and 13 patients having benign neoplasms in the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, and the base of the skull. All these patients underwent endoscopic endonasal polysinusotomy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.17116/otorino20188305168DOI Listing
January 2018
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Seromucinous hamartoma of inferior turbinate: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Nov;97(45):e13022

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Chonnam National University Medical School & Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, Hwasun, South Korea.

Rationale: Seromucinous hamartoma is a rare benign glandular proliferation of the sinonasal tract and nasopharynx, and the majority of lesions occur on the posterior nasal septum.

Patient Concerns: The patient had complaints of rhinorrhea, sneezing, and itching for a number of years, and recurrent right nasal bleeding for which the patient underwent endoscopic removal of a right inferior turbinate tumor. The biopsy result was low-grade, non-intestinal type adenocarcinoma, and the patient was referred to our hospital. Read More

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http://Insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=00005792-201811090-0001
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013022DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6250520PMC
November 2018
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Compressive optic neuropathy secondary to Ewing sarcoma in the paranasal sinus: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Nov;97(44):e13027

Department of Ophthalmology.

Rationale: Ewing sarcoma localized in the paranasal sinuses, compressing the optic nerve, is very rare, with no prior case reports PATIENT CONCERNS:: A 68-year-old woman presented with decreased visual acuity in her left eye and paresthesia of the left face. Brain magnetic resonance imaging showed heterogeneously enhancing mass in the left paranasal sinuses with adjacent bone destruction, extending to the extraocular muscles and optic nerve of the left orbit. A biopsy of the nasal cavity confirmed Ewing sarcoma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000013027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6221559PMC
November 2018
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Myeloid Sarcoma of the Paranasal Sinuses in a Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia.

Tohoku J Exp Med 2018 10;246(2):141-146

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine.

Myeloid sarcoma (MS) is an uncommon extramedullary malignant tumor, and often represents a subgroup of acute myeloid leukemia (AML). MS of paranasal sinus origin is extremely rare. We report an uncommon case of sinonasal MS associated with AML, who was successfully treated with hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation. Read More

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https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/tjem/246/2/246_141/_art
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1620/tjem.246.141DOI Listing
October 2018
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Dacryoendoscopy-assisted nasal endoscopic marsupialization for congenital dacryocystocele.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Dec 19;115:54-57. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

Department of Oculoplastic, Orbital, and Lacrimal Surgery, Aichi Medical University Hospital, Aichi, Japan.

Objective: To examine the surgical outcome of dacryoendoscopy-assisted nasal endoscopic marsupialization for congenital dacryocystocele.

Methods: This is a retrospective, observational study that included 7 sides of 6 patients with congenital dacryocystocele. The surgical indication in 5 of the patients was acute dacryocystitis while one of the patients had no spontaneous resolution after long-term observation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.09.017DOI Listing
December 2018
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Endoscopic management of Esthesioneuroblastoma: Our experience and review of the literature.

J Clin Neurosci 2018 Dec 16;58:117-123. Epub 2018 Oct 16.

Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada.

During the last two decades evolution of the endoscopic endonasal approaches (EEA) has offered the option of minimally invasive techniques in the management of esthesioneuroblastomas (ENB), either as endoscope assisted cranial resection or as pure endoscopic procedures. This study presents the use of pure EEA in the management of ENB in our center, along with a literature review. We retrospectively reviewed the clinical, radiology and pathology records of patients with ENB treated during the period July 2006 to January 2016. Read More

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S09675868183000
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocn.2018.09.011DOI Listing
December 2018
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Semi-quantitative analysis of pre-treatment morphological and intratumoral characteristics using F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography as predictors of treatment outcome in nasal and paranasal squamous cell carcinoma.

Quant Imaging Med Surg 2018 Sep;8(8):788-795

Department of Radiation Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.

Background: To investigate the utility of quantitative morphological and intratumoral characteristics obtained by F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron-emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) for the prediction of treatment outcome in patients with nasal or paranasal cavity squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

Methods: Twenty-four patients with nasal or paranasal cavity SCC who received curative non-surgical therapy (a combination of super-selective arterial cisplatin infusion and radiotherapy) were retrospectively analyzed. From pre-treatment FDG-PET data, a total of 13 parameters of quantitative morphological characteristics (tumor volume, surface area and sphericity), intratumoral characteristics (the maximum and mean standard uptake value, three intratumoral histogram and four textural parameters) and total lesion glycolysis (TLG) were respectively calculated. Read More

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http://qims.amegroups.com/article/view/21328/21135
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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/qims.2018.09.09DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6177367PMC
September 2018
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Reviewing indications for panendoscopy in the investigation of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.

J Laryngol Otol 2018 Oct 5;132(10):901-905. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

Department of Otolaryngology,Head and Neck Surgery,Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide,Australia.

Background: The role of panendoscopy in the modern investigation of head and neck cancer is changing with the development of improved radiological techniques, in-office biopsy capabilities and the low rate of synchronous primary tumours. This study aimed to review the indications for panendoscopy in the investigation of newly diagnosed head and neck cancer.

Method: A retrospective review was conducted of 186 patients with newly diagnosed head and neck cancer, between January 2014 and December 2015, at two tertiary centres. Read More

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https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/S002221511
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215118001718DOI Listing
October 2018
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Renal cell carcinoma metastatic to the sinonasal cavity: A review and report of 8 cases.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Sep;97(9):E6-E12

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Bordeaux University Hospital, Place Amélie Raba-Leon, 33000 Bordeaux, France.

Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) metastatic in the sinonasal cavity is rare. In many cases, it represents the initial presentation of RCC. We conducted a retrospective chart review to report the clinical presentation, imaging, and treatment of RCC metastases in the sinonasal cavity at two tertiary care referral centers. Read More

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September 2018
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Low-Grade Papillary Schneiderian Carcinoma of the Sinonasal Cavity and Temporal Bone.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2018 Dec 29;127(12):974-977. Epub 2018 Sep 29.

1 Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences, Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

Objectives:: The aim of this study was to further characterize a newly described neoplasm, low-grade papillary Schneiderian carcinoma, occurring simultaneously in the sinonasal cavity and mastoid. Additionally, the authors review the only 2 similar cases within the literature and describe the common clinical features, radiographic findings, and pathologic characteristics of this exceptionally rare disease process.

Methods:: Chart review for single patient, review of literature. Read More

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0003489418803391
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December 2018
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Endocrine and Metabolic Outcomes After Transcranial and Endoscopic Endonasal Approaches for Primary Resection of Craniopharyngiomas.

World Neurosurg 2019 Jan 26;121:e8-e14. Epub 2018 Sep 26.

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Electronic address:

Objective: Craniopharyngiomas have traditionally been resected through the transcranial approaches (TCA). The endoscopic endonasal approach (EEA) has recently been developed as an alternative for surgeons, but controversy remains regarding which approach has better outcomes. We compared the endocrine and metabolic outcomes of TCA and EEA in patients who underwent primary resection of craniopharyngiomas. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.08.092DOI Listing
January 2019
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Successful Use of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure After Cranial Surgery.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 24;120:426-429. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Miami Health System, Miami, Florida, USA. Electronic address:

Background: The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) for cardiopulmonary support is indicated for refractory respiratory failure but carries a high morbidity and mortality in the neurosurgical setting due to associated risks of intracranial hemorrhage.

Case Description: We describe the case of a 62-year-old man who underwent craniotomy for resection of an esthesioneuroblastoma involving the anterior skull base and extending intracranially, through the cribriform plate into the right epidural space. He developed refractory hypoxemic and hypercapnic respiratory failure and circulatory shock in the immediate postoperative period. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.09.087DOI Listing
December 2018
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Sinonasal paraganglioma and Cushing's syndrome: A rare association.

J Cancer Res Ther 2018 Sep;14(Supplement):S812-S814

Department of Radiology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

In general, paragangliomas are symptomatic tumors, which may be clinically taken for other tumors, benign or malignant lesions. Paragangliomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses are an extremely rare entity and what is even rarer is its association with ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone production. We report this very rare case to highlight the rare association of Cushing's syndrome with nasal paraganglioma and the importance of total surgical resection in its treatment. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/0973-1482.187354DOI Listing
September 2018
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Clinical value of Tc-HYNIC-TOC SPECT/CT for the diagnosis primary small cell neuroendocrine carcinomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses.

Clin Imaging 2018 Nov - Dec;52:365-369. Epub 2018 Sep 20.

Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Jiangsu Provincial Key Medical Discipline (Laboratory), NO. 321 Zhongshan Road, Nanjing 210008, Jiangsu, China; Research Institution of Otolaryngology, NO. 321 Zhongshan Road, Nanjing 210008, Jiangsu, China. Electronic address:

Purpose: To evaluate the diagnostic value of Tc-HYNIC-TOC SPECT/CT in the detection of primary small cell neuroendocrine carcinomas of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses.

Methods: From September 2005 to November 2015, 19 patients (mean age 53.9 years, range 37-77; male 6, female 13) with sinonasal small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (SNEC) underwent whole-body Tc-HYNIC-TOC SPECT/CT scan. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clinimag.2018.09.010DOI Listing
January 2019
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High-grade myoepithelial carcinoma can show histologically undifferentiated/anaplastic features.

Ann Diagn Pathol 2018 Dec 11;37:20-24. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Department of Pathology, National University Health System, Singapore. Electronic address:

High grade malignant tumors with a poorly-/un-differentiated morphology pose significant diagnostic challenges. Increasingly, the use of adjunct immunohistochemical and molecular tests to characterize and delineate the histopathologic phenotype of these tumors has become necessary, particularly in head and neck tumors. Recently, several entities with a poorly-/un-differentiated light microscopic morphology have been defined based on specific immunohistochemical and genetic characteristics. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anndiagpath.2018.09.004DOI Listing
December 2018
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Intranasal Osteosarcoma in a Dog-A Case Report.

Top Companion Anim Med 2018 Jun 23;33(2):35-39. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Department of Clinic and Veterinary Surgery, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, São Paulo State University (UNESP/FCAV), Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil.

Osteosarcoma is the most commonly reported bone tumor in dogs, typically affecting the axial and appendicular skeleton. Involvement of the paranasal sinuses and the nasal cavity is extremely rare. This report describes a 6-year-old, female, cross-breed dog presented with signs of 90 days duration and diagnosed with a mass located in the right nasal cavity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.tcam.2018.04.001DOI Listing
June 2018
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Glomangiopericytoma of the Nasal Cavity with CTNNB1 p.S37C Mutation: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Head Neck Pathol 2018 Sep 11. Epub 2018 Sep 11.

Keio Cancer Center, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjukuku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan.

Glomangiopericytoma (GPC) is a rare mesenchymal tumor arising from the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses. GPC was categorized as a borderline and low-malignant-potential tumor by the World Health Organization in 2005 and accounts for less than 0.5% of all sinonasal tumors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12105-018-0961-zDOI Listing
September 2018
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Definitive Carbon-Ion Radiation Therapy for Locally Advanced Sinonasal Malignant Tumors: Subgroup Analysis of a Multicenter Study by the Japan Carbon-Ion Radiation Oncology Study Group (J-CROS).

Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2018 10 5;102(2):353-361. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

Hospital of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Sciences and Technology, Chiba, Japan.

Purpose: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of carbon-ion radiation therapy (C-ion RT) for locally advanced sinonasal malignant tumors in a multicenter retrospective study (J-CROS 1402 HN).

Methods And Materials: Clinical data were collected for patients who had sinonasal malignant tumors of stage N0-1M0 and received C-ion RT at 4 institutions in Japan between November 2003 and December 2014. Of the 458 patients, 393 had naïve tumors and 65 had recurrent tumors. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2018.05.074DOI Listing
October 2018
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Recurrence of Extramedullary Plasmacytomas Involving Lymph Nodes and Pancreas Revealed by 68Ga-DOTATATE and 18F-FDG PET/CT.

Clin Nucl Med 2018 Dec;43(12):936-938

Department of Hematology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

A 40-year-old man with history of extramedullary plasmacytoma in nasal cavity presented with right submandibular mass for 3 months. F-FDG PET/CT demonstrated mild radioactivity in the right submandibular mass, pancreatic mass, and lymph nodes in the abdomen and left hilum of the lung. To differentiate from pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor, Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT was performed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000002269DOI Listing
December 2018
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One-year survivor of adult alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma of the maxillary sinus with orbital extension: Case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 Aug;97(35):e11866

Department of Ophthalmology, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine.

Introduction: Rhabdomyosarcoma is uncommon in adults. Adult and maxillary rhabomyosarcoma with direct orbital extension has been rarely reported. To our knowledge, there is no reported case about adult patient with alveolar maxillary rhabdomyosarcoma and orbital extension survived 1 year with intact ocular function. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000011866DOI Listing
August 2018
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Patient characteristics of olfactory neuroblastoma: experience from a tertiary cancer centre 2000-2016 covering Eastern Denmark.

APMIS 2018 Aug;126(8):663-666

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology, Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark.

The aim of this study was to report incidence and patient characteristics of olfactory neuroblastoma (ONB) at a tertiary cancer institution during a 16-year period. A retrospective review was conducted on patients with ONB treated at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen from 2000 to 2016 covering Eastern Denmark. Patient demographics, symptoms, stage, pathology-reports, treatment, and outcome were extracted from the patient records and the Danish pathology register. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apm.12859DOI Listing
August 2018
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Primary sinonasal lymphoma in immunocompetent patients: A 10 years retrospective clinicopathological study.

J Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2018 May-Aug;22(2):280-281

Department of General Medicine, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

Introduction: Sinonasal tumors occur in the nasal cavity or paranasal sinuses (PNS). These tumors are rare and lymphomas are even rarer. Lymphoma of the nose and PNS may mimic benign processes and may manifest either in an isolated fashion or in conjunction with systemic diseases. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/jomfp.JOMFP_45_17DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6097383PMC
August 2018
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Pulmonary nocardiosis mimicking small cell lung cancer in ectopic ACTH syndrome associated with transformation of olfactory neuroblastoma: a case report.

BMC Pulm Med 2018 Aug 22;18(1):142. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo, 160-8582, Japan.

Background: Pulmonary nocardiosis frequently develops as an opportunistic infection in cell-mediated immunosuppressive patients, and sometimes requires differentiation from pulmonary malignancy. Ectopic adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) syndrome (EAS) is a neoplastic disorder which leads to impaired cell-mediated immunity, and is commonly associated with small cell lung cancer (SCLC). Because pulmonary infection and causative malignancy can appear as pulmonary lesions with EAS, differentiation of these diseases remains a critical issue for physicians. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12890-018-0710-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6106901PMC
August 2018
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Primary surgical treatment of nasal vestibule cancer - therapeutic outcome and reconstructive strategies.

Rhinology 2018 Dec;56(4):393-399

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg, Germany.

Objective: The treatment strategy of squamous cell carcinoma of the nasal vestibule (SCCNV) is controversial. The objective of this study is to investigate the role of surgery, which is the preferred treatment option at our institution.

Design: This was a monocentric prospective study of patients that were diagnosed with SCCNV between 2005 and 2013. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4193/Rhin17.157DOI Listing
December 2018
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Intranasal endoscopic prelacrimal recess approach for maxillary sinus inverted papilloma.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Sep 4;275(9):2297-2302. Epub 2018 Aug 4.

Department of Otolaryngology, Affiliated Hospital of Qingdao University, Qingdao, China.

Purpose: This study aims to determine the indications and effectiveness of transnasal endoscopic prelacrimal recess approach (PLRA) in patients with maxillary sinus inverted papilloma (IP).

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed 71 patients treated in our institution for maxillary sinus IP between August 2008 and April 2015. 20 patients underwent endoscopic surgery via PLRA. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-5078-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6096575PMC
September 2018
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Recurrence of Anterior Skull Base Meningiomas After Endoscopic Endonasal Resection: 10 Years' Experience in a Series of 52 Endoscopic and Transcranial Cases.

World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 2;120:e107-e113. Epub 2018 Aug 2.

Department of Neurosurgery (Neuro-oncology Division), Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Department of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Introduction: Although the indication of endoscopic approaches for anterior skull base meningiomas (ASBM) has been progressively refined, there remains a paucity of data on recurrence rates after resection. To analyze and compare recurrence rates of ASBM resected through endoscopic endonasal (EEE) versus transcranial (TCA) approaches.

Material And Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of patients submitted to the EEE or TCA approach for ASBM resection from May 2006 to January 2016 in our center. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.210DOI Listing
December 2018
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Endonasal Approach to Orbital Pathology.

Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Sep/Oct;34(5):422-427

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Adelaide, North Terrace, South Australia, Australia; and South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia, Australia.

Purpose: Transnasal endoscopic orbital surgery in an emerging surgical field. The surgical field has expanded from orbital decompression to excision of tumours from the medial orbit and over the last 20 years. As instrumentation has improved, the nature, location and size of tumours being excised has changed. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/IOP.0000000000001180DOI Listing
September 2018
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Pure intravascular recurrence of CD5-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma primarily arising from the nasal cavities.

Diagn Pathol 2018 Jul 24;13(1):46. Epub 2018 Jul 24.

Department of Diagnostic Pathology and Cytology, Osaka International Cancer Institute Hospital, 3-1-69 Otemae, Chuo-ku, Osaka, 541-8567, Japan.

Background: CD5-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) and intravascular large B-cell lymphoma (IVL) are recognized as rare subsets of large B-cell lymphoma with poor prognosis. These two categories have similar clinicopathological features suggesting that they might overlap.

Case Presentation: We present a case of a 72-year-old man with submental tumors. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6058375PMC

Endoscopic surgery for primary sinonasal malignancies: Treatment outcomes and prognostic factors.

Ear Nose Throat J 2018 Jun;97(6):E24-E30

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

We retrospectively reviewed the cases of 85 patients with primary sinonasal malignancies who had undergone endoscopic surgery with curative intent achieved by "regional resection." Our goal was to assess the efficacy of endoscopic surgical treatment vis-à-vis traditional open surgery. Kaplan-Meier data analysis revealed that the 1-, 3-, and 5-year disease-specific survival rates were 82, 60, and 49%, respectively. Read More

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Endoscopic Transnasal Transclival Approach to a Pontine Cavernoma with Associated Developmental Venous Anomaly.

World Neurosurg 2018 Oct 18;118:212-218. Epub 2018 Jul 18.

Department of Neurological Surgery, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA.

Background: Brainstem cavernous malformations represent around 8%-22% of all intracranial cavernous malformations but exhibit a higher annual incidence of hemorrhage (2%-3%) compared with other cavernous angiomas and tend to be more symptomatic given their proximity to critical nuclei and fiber tracts. Recently, endoscopic endonasal techniques have been used for the removal of ventral skull base lesions, with significant improvement in operative morbidity and mortality compared with open approaches. Here we demonstrate the utility and feasibility of the endoscopic transclival approach for ventrally located pontine cavernomas in carefully selected patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2018.07.084DOI Listing
October 2018
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Impact of anatomic origin of primary squamous cell carcinomas of the nasal cavity and ethmoidal sinus on clinical outcome.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2018 Sep 19;275(9):2363-2371. Epub 2018 Jul 19.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Purpose: Since squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) of the nasoethmoidal complex are rare and aggressive malignancies, the purpose of this study was to evaluate whether anatomic subsites of SCCs of the nasal cavity and ethmoid sinuses affect clinical outcome.

Methods: We retrospectively analyzed data from 47 patients with primary SCCs of the nasal cavity and ethmoid sinuses who were treated at the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, between 1993 and 2018. The impact of anatomic subsites of nasoethmoidal SCCs was evaluated with respect to tumor and nodal classification, disease-free survival (DFS) and disease-specific survival (DSS). Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00405-018-5068-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6096568PMC
September 2018
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Nasal plasmacytoma: a rare cause of persistent epistaxis.

Postgrad Med 2018 Aug 25;130(6):507-510. Epub 2018 Jul 25.

d Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine , Johns Hopkins School of Medicine , Baltimore , MA , USA.

Extramedullary plasmacytoma (EP) is a rare neoplasm characterized by monoclonal proliferation of plasma cells without features of multiple myeloma. EP constitutes 3% of all plasma cell tumors. Most of the cases of EP occur in the head and neck regions, especially in the aerodigestive tract. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00325481.2018.1502015DOI Listing
August 2018
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