Olfactory Neuroblastoma: Diagnostic Difficulty

MN, Vidya; Shivakumar, Swarna; Biswas, Siddhartha and S, Vijay Shankar (2011) Olfactory Neuroblastoma: Diagnostic Difficulty. Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences, 9 (4). ISSN 0972-5997

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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

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Olfactory neuroblastoma; Nasal cavity; Immunohistochemistry
Subjects:Nervous System Diseases > Nervous System Neoplasms > Cranial Nerve Neoplasms
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:3659
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:26 July 2011

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