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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 96-99

Osteoblastoma of the Nose: A case report

1 Consultant ORL-HNS, Armed Forces Hospital, Southern Region, Khamis Mushayt, Saudi Arabia
2 Specialist, ORL-HNS, Aseer Central Hospital, Aseer, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
MD Yahia M Al-Qahtani
Head of ORL & H & N Surgery Department Armed Forces Hospital Southern Region , P.O. Box 20194, Abha
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1319-8491.274784

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Objectives: To present a rare case of osteoblastoma of the nasal dorsum, and to demonstrate the importance of considering this rare entity when assessing patients presenting with a lesion of the dorsum of the nose. Case Report: Benign osteoblastoma is a rare tumor, Most case occur in the long bones. Osteoblastoma involving the nasal bone is rare. We report a case of osteoblastoma originating from the bony nasal dorsum in a 30-year-old woman. Conclusion: This is the first report of osteoblastoma originating from the bony nasal dorsum among Saudi Arabia.

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