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Year : 2017 | Month : November | Volume : 11 | Issue : 11 | Page : ED05 - ED06

Sinonasal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma in a Young Female A Case Report

Divya Radhakrishnan, Nilambur Kovilakam Supriya, K Rajasree Varma

1. Senior Resident, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India. 2. Professor and Head, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Manjeri, Kerala, India. 3. Senior Resident, Department of Pathology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Divya Radhakrishnan,
Moolasseril Veedu, Kalanjoor Post Office, Pathanamthitta-689694, Kerala, India.
E-mail: divyarlakshmi@gmail.com

Abstract

Sinonasal Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (SNEC) is a very rare malignancy which is difficult to differentiate from other nasopharyngeal malignancies due to similar morphological characteristics and small biopsy specimen. We report the case of a 35-year-old female who presented with nasal obstruction and recurrent epistaxis. Histopathological examination along with immunohistochemistry for neuroendocrine markers is required for accurate diagnosis.

Keywords

Epistaxis, Immunohistochemistry, Nasopharyngeal malignancy

How to cite this article :

Divya Radhakrishnan, Nilambur Kovilakam Supriya, K Rajasree Varma. SINONASAL NEUROENDOCRINE CARCINOMA IN A YOUNG FEMALE A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 November [cited: 2018 Jan 21 ]; 11:ED05-ED06. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2017&month=November&volume=11&issue=11&page=ED05-ED06&id=10907

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2017/31557.10907

Date of Submission: Jul 13, 2017
Date of Peer Review: Aug 16, 2017
Date of Acceptance: Sep 15, 2017
Date of Publishing: Nov 01, 2017

FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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