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Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of Nasal Cavity: A Rare Entity

PC Verma, Digvijay Singh Rawat, Mohnish Grover

Keywords : Nasal cavity,extramedullary,plasmacytoma

Citation Information : Verma P, Rawat DS, Grover M. Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of Nasal Cavity: A Rare Entity. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2010; 3 (1):39-41.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1025

Published Online: 01-04-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Extramedullary plasmacytoma is a rare plasma cell proliferative disorder arising outside the bone marrow. It shows a predilection for the head and neck region. They commonly involve the mucosa associated lymphoid tissues of upper airways. Common sites are nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses followed by nasopharynx, tonsils and oropharynx. We report a case of an isolated lesion in the right nasal cavity in an elderly male in which surgical excision is followed by postoperative radiotherapy.


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