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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 78-82

Olfactory neuroblastoma of the nasal cavity managed with modified draf III and adjunctive radiotherapy: Case report and literature review

1 College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Department of Otolaryngology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Department of Pathology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4 Department of Radiation Oncology, King Abdullah Specialized Children's Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Abdulmohsin A Almehizia
College of Medicine, King Saudi Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/SJOH.SJOH_31_20

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Olfactory neuroblastoma (ONB) is a rare neoplasm that grows in epithelial cells of olfactory tissue. It is related to many tumor oncogenes such as MYC. We present and discuss a rare case of ONB on the elderly with typical symptoms but different treatment approaches. It was treated with endoscopy and adjuvant radiotherapy.

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