NON EPITHELIAL TUMOURS OF THE NOSE AND PARANASAL SINUSES : PITFALLS IN DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT
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A head and neck surgeon dealing with non epithelial tumours (NET! of the maxilla and mandible feels his steps with considerable caution. This study presents abnormal situations where some NET were misdiagnosed or difficult to diagnose. Such swellings present a diagnostic dilemma both clinically and histopathologically Fifteen patients are here d^scribed. Three cases were suffering from rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) of the mandible, five from Non Hodgkirfs lymphoma (NHL), three from chondrosarcoma of the mandible, two from neuroblastoma. the remaining two cases suffered from myxoma and malig nant fibrous hlstocytoma (MFH) .