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Olfactory Neuroblastoma: Diagnostic Difficulty

MN, Vidya and Shivakumar, Swarna and Biswas, Siddhartha and S, Vijay Shankar (2011) Olfactory Neuroblastoma: Diagnostic Difficulty. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

Olfactory neuroblastoma is an uncommon malignant tumor of sinonasal tract arising from the olfactory neuro epithelium. The olfactory neuroblastomas presenting with divergent histomorphologies like, epithelial appearance of cells, lacking a neuro fibrillary background and absence of rosettes are difficult to diagnose. Such cases require immunohistochemistry to establish the diagnosis. We describe the clinical features, pathological and immunohistochemical findings of grade IV Olfactory neuroblastoma in a 57 year old man

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Olfactory neuroblastoma; Nasal cavity; Immunohistochemistry
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7261
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 May 2011 18:16
Last Modified:02 May 2011 18:16

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