Giant nasal vascular leiomyoma. Transnasal endoscopic management. Report of a case and review of the literature.
AbstractAn intranasal vascular leiomyoma is extremely rare. Less than 1% of all leiomyomas originate in the head and neck area, and of these, only 3% are found in the nasal cavity. The most common symptoms are nasal obstruction, epistaxis and pain. A rare case of nasal vascular leiomyoma that developed in a 35 year old woman is reported. Transnasal endoscopic sinus surgery to perform a resection on the biggest nasal vascular leiomyoma ever found was made.
- Nasal leiomyoma
- Vascular sinonasal tumor
- Vascular leiomyoma
- Smooth muscle cell tumors
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