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August 2018

Volume 4 Issue 2 

Primary Sinonasal Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: A Case Report and Literature Review 

Mayand Vakil1, Marc J. Gibber1*

Sinonasal small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma is a very rare, but aggressive cancer. It has a high rate of early metastases and local recurrence. Even with aggressive management, the prognosis is poor. Treatment is often based on cytotoxic chemotherapy and radiation. This case report details a case of a 68-year-old man diagnosed with small cell carcinoma of the right nares extending into the ethmoid sinuses with dehiscence of the cribrifrom plate and intracranial extension of disease. No distant metastases were found. His prognosis is poor based off grading and stage, but definitive therapy is currently being pursued with chemo radiotherapy.

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