Haemorrhagic maxillary antral carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Maxim Stalkov


Haemorrhage from large right-sided face tumor.

Patient Data

Age: 46 years
Gender: Female

Large heterogeneously enchancing mass with areas of ulceration, necrosis and haemorrhage. Mass is centered on maxillary sinus, it is causing destruction of right zygoma, maxilla with 2/3 of alveolar ridge and hard palate, invading nasal cavity, ethmoid and sphenoid bones. Mass extends to the middle cranial fossa through erosion of great sphenoid wing. Prominent lymphadenopathy.

Case Discussion

Biopsy showed squamous cell carcinoma. Patient was declared not amenable to surgery.

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Case information

rID: 38539
Case created: 23rd Jul 2015
Last edited: 28th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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