European Journal of Rhinology and Allergy
Case Report

Rare Neoplasm of Inferior Turbinate: Extramedullary Plasmacytoma

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Department of Otolaryngology, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Eur J Rhinol Allergy 2018; 1: 50-53
DOI: 10.5152/ejra.2018.59881
Read: 72 Downloads: 10 Published: 23 July 2019

Abstract

Plasma cell disorders can be divided into two subgroups: multiple myeloma and plasmacytomas. Extramedullary plasmacytoma is a rare clinical entity found in the head and the neck, frequently located in the nasal/paranasal region. This kind of masses cause to gradually growing symptoms according to their location. It is important to distinguish plasmacytoma from other intranasal masses. In this article, we discussed differential diagnosis, treatment process and follow up of an extramedullary plasmacytoma originated from inferior turbinate with the literature.

 

Cite this article as: Gökmen MF, Başak H, Beton S. Rare Neoplasm of Inferior Turbinate: Extramedullary Plasmacytoma. Eur J Rhinol Allergy 2018; 1: 50-3.

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