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Bilateral Olfactory Fossa Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid Hamartomas

Bilateral Olfactory Fossa Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid Hamartomas CLINICAL NOTE Bilateral Olfactory Fossa Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid Hamartomas Jean Anderson Eloy, MD; Mark E. Friedel, MD; Jean Daniel Eloy, MD; Neena M. Mirani, MD; James K. Liu, MD espiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma (REAH) is a rare benign nonneoplastic sinonasal lesion that usually presents unilaterally. We report an unusual case of bilat- eral olfactory fossa REAHs mimicking an olfactory neuroblastoma that originated from R the superior aspect of the middle turbinates. To our knowledge, only 1 similar case has been reported to date. Rhinologists and skull base surgeons should be aware of this rare entity to prevent unnecessary radical surgical interventions. Complete removal can be performed using a minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic approach. Hamartomas are benign malformations masses in the olfactory fossae, with bilat- composed of mature tissue elements that eral lateralization of the middle turbinates, are indigenous to the involved anatomi- clinically suggestive of an olfactory neuro- cal location. They have the potential to pro- blastoma. Computed tomography of the pa- duce a mass of disorganized cells that can ranasal sinuses showed bilateral olfactory re- often mimic neoplasms. The REAH is a cess masses with superior septal thinning rare form of hamartoma that usually pre- and an intact http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery American Medical Association

Bilateral Olfactory Fossa Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid Hamartomas

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2011 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6181
eISSN
2168-619X
DOI
10.1001/archotol.137.8.820
pmid
21844417
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Abstract

CLINICAL NOTE Bilateral Olfactory Fossa Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid Hamartomas Jean Anderson Eloy, MD; Mark E. Friedel, MD; Jean Daniel Eloy, MD; Neena M. Mirani, MD; James K. Liu, MD espiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma (REAH) is a rare benign nonneoplastic sinonasal lesion that usually presents unilaterally. We report an unusual case of bilat- eral olfactory fossa REAHs mimicking an olfactory neuroblastoma that originated from R the superior aspect of the middle turbinates. To our knowledge, only 1 similar case has been reported to date. Rhinologists and skull base surgeons should be aware of this rare entity to prevent unnecessary radical surgical interventions. Complete removal can be performed using a minimally invasive endonasal endoscopic approach. Hamartomas are benign malformations masses in the olfactory fossae, with bilat- composed of mature tissue elements that eral lateralization of the middle turbinates, are indigenous to the involved anatomi- clinically suggestive of an olfactory neuro- cal location. They have the potential to pro- blastoma. Computed tomography of the pa- duce a mass of disorganized cells that can ranasal sinuses showed bilateral olfactory re- often mimic neoplasms. The REAH is a cess masses with superior septal thinning rare form of hamartoma that usually pre- and an intact

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JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck SurgeryAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 2011

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