Adenoid cystic carcinoma (nasal septum)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Nasal obstruction.

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Enhancing mass is demonstrated within the nasal cavity arising from the septum. 

Case Discussion

Final Diagnosis:

Nasal septum, resection:

  • Adenoid cystic carcinoma, predominantly tubular and cribriform.
  • Tumor involves the inferior margin extensively, and also extends to the superior and posterior margins.
  • Perineural invasion present.
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Case information

rID: 4547
Case created: 11th Sep 2008
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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