Giant cell tumour of the right maxillary antrum

Case contributed by Prof Tarek Hamido


The patient presented with right cheek swelling. FESS was done.

Patient Data

Age: 31
Gender: Male
Race: Middle eastern

MRI shows low signal mass in the right maxillary antrum. the optic nerve is displaced medially.

A multilocular bony mass assuming honey combing pattern is seen expanding the right maxillary antrum , draping the orbital floor, elevating and medially displacing the inferior rectus muscle. 

Case Discussion

The histopathology of this case includes both possibilities: Giant cell tumor and giant cell granuloma.

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Case information

rID: 28225
Published: 14th Mar 2016
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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