Journal of Rhinology 2013;20(2):109-112.
Published online November 30, 2013.
Two Cases of Respiratory Epithelial Adenomatoid Hamartoma in Nasal Cavity
Ji Hyun Chung, Kun Hee Lee, Su Jin Kim, Cheol Eon Park
Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, Kyung Hee University, School of medicine, Korea. minslee@khnmc.or.kr
비강 내에 발생한 선종양 과오종 2예
정지현, 이건희, 김수진, 박철언
경희대학교 의과대학 이비인후-두경부 외과학 교실
Abstract
Respiratory epithelial adenomatoid hamartoma (REAH) is an uncommon non-neoplastic proliferation of the sinonasal tract that presents as a mass-like lesion. It can be confused with a variety of benign and malignant entities including inflammatory polyp, inverted papilloma and low-grade sinonasal adenocarcinoma. Misinterpretation may result in unnecessary radical surgery. Recently we have experienced two patients of REAH in the nasal cavity. One was originated from the lateral nasal wall and the other was from the both olfactory clefts. Therefore, we report these cases with a brief literature review.
Key Words: Hamartoma;Nasal Cavity




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