NON EPITHELIAL TUMOURS OF THE NOSE AND PAR.ANASAL 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 discribed. Three cases were suffering front rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) of the mandible, five from Non Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL), three from chondrosarcoma of the mandible, two from nettroblastoma, the remaining two cases suffered from myxoma and malignantfibrous histocytoma (MPH).