Olfactory neuroblastoma resection through endoscopic endonasal approach: A rare case report

Yogi Putra Adhi Pradana, Budi Sutikno

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Background: Olfactory neuroblastoma (ON) is a rare malignant tumor originating from the nasal cavity and/or skull base. Case presentation: A 53-year-old female complained of a runny nose mixed with blood on the left nasal cavity since 1 year ago. Histopathology result showed malignancy and immunohistochemistry showed ON supported by CT-Scan result. The patient underwent endoscopic endonasal approach resection with anterior septectomy followed by debulking with cautery and cutting instruments. The patient received 35 times of radiotherapy combined with 6 times chemotherapy subsequently. Discussion: Firstly, reported successful management of ON in Indonesia. Conclusion: An ON case of an Indonesian female was successfully resected without complication through a join operation of endoscopic endonasal approach four-hand technique with a neurosurgeon.

Original languageEnglish
Article number103242
JournalAnnals of Medicine and Surgery
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2022


  • Endoscopic endonasal
  • Human and disease
  • Nose bleed
  • Olfactory neuroblastoma


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