II. Epidemiology

  1. Tumors of nose and sinuses are uncommon

III. Benign tumors

  1. Papilloma
    1. Cured with surgical excision
  2. Osteoma (frontal or Ethmoid Sinus)
    1. Surgical excision if sinus ostium is obstructed

IV. Malignant tumors

  1. Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    1. Most common malignancy
    2. Prognosis is poor despite surgery and radiation
  2. Adenocarcinoma
    1. Prognosis slightly better than squamous cell cancer
  3. Lymphoma (rare)
  4. Melanoma (extremely rare)

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Ontology: Nose Neoplasms (C0028433)

Definition (MSHCZE) Nádory nebo karcinom nosu.
Definition (MSH) Tumors or cancer of the NOSE.
Definition (CSP) new abnormal nasal tissue that grows by excessive cellular division and proliferation more rapidly than normal and continues to grow after the stimuli that initiated the new growth cease; includes neoplasm of the external structure, through the nasal cavity, sinuses and up to the nasopharynx.
Concepts Neoplastic Process (T191)
MSH D009669
SnomedCT 126669004
English Neoplasm, Nose, Neoplasms, Nose, Nose Neoplasm, Nose Neoplasms, NOSE NEOPL, NEOPL NOSE, Nasal Neoplasms, Nasal Neoplasm, Neoplasms, Nasal, Neoplasm, Nasal, Nose Neoplasms [Disease/Finding], neoplasms nose, nose neoplasms, neoplasm of nose (diagnosis), Nasal neoplasm, Neoplasm of nose (disorder), Neoplasm of nose, nasal neoplasm, nose neoplasm
Italian Tumore del naso, Neoplasie nasali, Neoplasie del naso
Swedish Nästumörer
Japanese ビシンセイブツ, ハナシンセイブツ, 鼻腫瘍, 鼻新生物
Finnish Nenän kasvaimet
Czech Novotvar nosu, nádory nosu, nos - nádory, nádory nosní dutiny
Spanish Neoplasias de la Nariz, neoplasia de la nariz (trastorno), neoplasia de la nariz, Neoplasia nasal, Neoplasias Nasales
Portuguese Neoplasias do Nariz, Tumor nasal, Neoplasias Nasais
Polish Nowotwory nosa
Hungarian Nasalis neoplasia
Norwegian Tumor i nesen, Neoplasmer i nesen, Svulster i nesen, Nesesvulst, Nesetumor
Dutch nasaal neoplasma, Neustumor, Neustumoren, Tumor, neus-, Tumoren, neus-
French Tumeur nasale, Tumeurs du nez, Tumeurs nasales
German Neubildung an der Nase, Nasentumoren