A patient with submerged sinonasal angiosarcoma after resection of underlying organizing hematoma

Hyo Jin Chung, Myoung Ju Koh, Chang Hoon Kim, Jung Hyun Chang

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Abstract

A 30-year-old female patient with facial pain diagnosed as organizing hematoma of maxillary sinus by biopsy and imaging studies, and subsequently tumor was resected via an endoscope-assisted midfacial degloving approach. The tumor was histopathologically confirmed as organizing hematoma. In 3-week follow-up, asymptomatic emerging mass was observed at the same site, and needed a revision endoscopic resection. On pathologic examination, a low-grade angiosarcoma was identified, not organizing hematoma. After postoperative radiotherapy, she has been a status of no evidence of disease. This report emphasizes that complete and delicate resection of sinonasal tumor should be made to prevent recurrence and submerged malignant potential.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)645-647
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Craniofacial Surgery
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 May

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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