Nasal chondromesenchymal hamartoma causing sleep-disordered breathing in an infant

Cha Hee Lee, Yun Hwi Park, Ju Yeon Kim, Jung Ho Bae

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Abstract

Nasal chondromesenchymal hamartoma is an extremely rare neoplasm of the nasal and paranasal sinuses. We present the case of a 10-month-old boy with a huge nasal chondromesenchymal hamartoma that was complicated by sleep-disordered breathing. The mass was completely resected by image-guided endoscopic surgery and confirmed histopathologically as a chondromesenchymal hamartoma. In this report, we discuss the characteristics and treatment of this unusual tumor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9643-9646
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology
Volume8
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2015

Keywords

  • Chondromesenchymal hamartoma
  • Endoscopic excision
  • Infant
  • Nasal mass
  • Sleep-disordered breathing

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