Squamous cell carcinoma of the paranasal sinus

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


The patient complained of frontal headaches, diplopia. There was a mass at the upper inner quadrant of his right orbit.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

CT showed an infiltrating soft tissue mass with moderate enhancement within the right frontal sinus and ethmoid cells. There were extensive bony destructions of the medial orbital wall, the anterior wall of the frontal sinus and the ethmoid cell walls. Biopsy revealed squamous cell carcinoma.

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Case information

rID: 14038
Published: 18th Jun 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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