Sinonasal adenocarcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Lawrence Oh


Right sided nasal obstruction. Previous woodworker

Patient Data

Age: 70
Gender: Male

Large right nasal cavity mass extending through cribriform plate into inferior right and left frontal lobe with surrounding vasogenic edema. It enhances markedly with contrast. Also noted significant mass effect with displacement of right frontal horn.

Case Discussion

Patient went on to have bifrontal craniotomy and excision of tumor with anterior cranial fossa repair. Histology showed sinonasal adenocarcinoma (intestinal type and colonic subtype) 
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Case information

rID: 23996
Published: 23rd Jul 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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