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Metastasis of a Poorly Differentiated Endometrioid Carcinoma to the Maxillary Sinus: A Rare Report

David Temmermand, Andriy Pavlenko, Mark Friedel

Citation Information : Temmermand D, Pavlenko A, Friedel M. Metastasis of a Poorly Differentiated Endometrioid Carcinoma to the Maxillary Sinus: A Rare Report. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2017; 9 (2):72-75.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1269

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 00-08-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2017; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

In this case report, we present a rare case of an endometrial carcinoma metastasizing to the maxillary sinus. It is the fourth reported case of an uterine malignancy with metastasis to the sinonasal cavities; however, this is the first described in the maxillary sinus. This case demonstrates a rare lesion for a common cancer. Unfortunately, metastatic lesions to the sinonasal cavities are often associated with advanced disease and confer a poor prognosis.


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