Rare angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate; A case report and literature review

Mohd Eksan Sairin, Noorizan Yahya, Chew Yok Kuan, Mohamad Khir Abdullah, Salina Husain

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Abstract

Angiosarcoma is a rare soft-tissue sarcoma. It is an aggressive, malignant endothelial cell tumour of vascular or lymphatic in origin. Angiosarcoma accounts for 2% of all sarcomas and over half of it occurred in head and neck region. Its treatment is challenging with a poor prognosis. We presented a case of angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate occurring in a 73 year-old man.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-22
Number of pages3
JournalEastern Journal of Medicine
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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Turbinates
Hemangiosarcoma
Sarcoma
Endothelial Cells
Neck
Head
Neoplasms
Therapeutics

Keywords

  • Angiosarcoma
  • Inferior turbinate

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Rare angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate; A case report and literature review. / Sairin, Mohd Eksan; Yahya, Noorizan; Kuan, Chew Yok; Abdullah, Mohamad Khir; Husain, Salina.

In: Eastern Journal of Medicine, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2017, p. 20-22.

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Sairin, Mohd Eksan ; Yahya, Noorizan ; Kuan, Chew Yok ; Abdullah, Mohamad Khir ; Husain, Salina. / Rare angiosarcoma of inferior turbinate; A case report and literature review. In: Eastern Journal of Medicine. 2017 ; Vol. 22, No. 1. pp. 20-22.
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