Nasal melanoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Nasal obstruction and epistaxis

Patient Data

Age: 62 years old
Gender: Female
MRI

A well defined small size mass lesion involving the left inferior nasal turbinate. It returns bright signal on T1, low signal on T2 with moderate enhancement after contrast administration. No other lesions could be detected.

Case Discussion

The patient underwent left inferior and middle turbinectomy and histopathology revealed mucosal melanoma.

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Case information

rID: 40205
Case created: 12th Oct 2015
Last edited: 12th Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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