A case report of sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma

Takenori Ogawa, Katsuhisa Ikeda, Mika Watanabe, Mitsuaki Satake, Takeshi Oshima, Naohiro Suzuki, Hiroshi Nakano, Kazuto Matsuura, Mitsuyoshi Sato, Tomonori Takasaka

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Abstract

A sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma (SNTCS) is a rare and aggressive malignant neoplasm histologically characterized by the combination of one or more epithelial elements and mesenchymal components. We report a case of a 78-year-old man with SNTCS involving the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses. He complained of epiphora and exophthalmos with weight loss. Physical and diagnostic images resulted T4N0M0. The tumor was completely and widely resected via a transfacial approach to perform total maxillectomy with orbital exenteration. The clinical presentation, pathologic features, and clinical course are described with a review of the literature. - sinonasal teratocarcinosarcoma; paranasal cavity; review

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-59
Number of pages9
JournalTohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
Volume190
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Jan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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