17Dec 2019


  • Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Avicenna Military Hospital, Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Department of Vascular Surgery, Avicenna Military Hospital Marrakesh, Morocco
  • Department of Anatomic Pathology, Avicenna Military Hospital, Marrakesh, Morocco
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Schwannomas are benign tumors originated in the neural crests derived from Schwann cells. It is rarely seen in the nose and paranasal sinuses, and it very rarely originates from the nasal septum. We report the case of a 56 year-old male admitted to the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Avicenna Military Hospital in Marrakesh (Morocco), with the complaint of a progressive left nasal obstruction since the last 9 months. Local examination and rigid endoscopy showed a smooth polypoid lesion completely filling the left nasal fossa, with a pedicle in the posterior septum region. Contrast enhanced computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging suggested a benign origin. The tumor was completely removed via an endoscopic approach and histopathologic examination revealed a schwannoma.

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[Amine En - nouali, Abdelfattah Aljalil, Oussama Al Maghraoui, Amine Azami, Haddou Ammar and Youssef Darouassi (2019); SCHWANNOMA OF THE NASAL SEPTUM: A RARE CASE Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (12). 257-260] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Amine En-nouali
C4, Avicenna Military Hospital, Marrakesh, Morocco


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/10150       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/10150

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