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Revista Colombia Médica
Universidad del Valle - Facultad de Salud
ISSN: 0120-8322
EISSN: 1657-9534
Vol. 37, No. 4, 2006, pp. 319-322
Bioline Code: rc06062
Full paper language: Spanish
Document type: Research Article
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Revista Colombia Médica, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2006, pp. 319-322

 en Giant nasal vascular leiomyoma. Transnasal endoscopic management. Report of a case and review of the literature
Willfred Burkhardt, Kabethliz Bejarano

Abstract

An intranasal vascular leiomyoma is extremely rare. Less than 1% of all leiomyomas originate in the head and neck area, and of these, only 3% are found in the nasal cavity. The most common symptoms are nasal obstruction, epistaxis and pain. A rare case of nasal vascular leiomyoma that developed in a 35 year old woman is reported. Transnasal endoscopic sinus surgery to perform a resection on the biggest nasal vascular leiomyoma ever found was made

Keywords
Nasal leiomyoma; Vascular sinonasal tumor; Vascular leiomyoma; Smooth muscle cell tumors.

 
 es Leiomioma vascular nasal gigante Informe de un caso y su manejo endoscópico transnasal. Revisión de la literatura
Willfred Burkhardt, Kabethliz Bejarano

Resumen

El leiomiona vascular intranasal es extremadamente raro. Menos de 1% de todos los leiomiomas se localizan en cabeza y cuello y de éstos sólo 3% se encuentran en la cavidad nasal. Los síntomas clínicos más comunes son obstrucción nasal, epistaxis y dolor. Se informa el caso de un leiomioma vascular nasal en una mujer de 35 años cuyo tratamiento se hizo mediante cirugía endoscópica transnasal para resecar el leiomioma vascular nasal más grande hasta el momento se comunica en la literatura.

Palabras-clave
Leiomioma nasal; Tumor vascular sinonasal; Leiomioma vascular intranasal; Tumor de senos paranasales.

 
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