Psammomatous ossifying fibroma of frontal sinus: a case report with review of literature

Authors

  • Rema Nair Sarkar Department of Pathology, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • M. Vasundhara Department of Pathology, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • A. Bhagya Lakshmi Department of Pathology, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • R. Ramadas Department of Pathology, Andhra Medical College, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Keywords:

Frontal sinus, Psammomatoid ossifying fibroma, Young adult

Abstract

Psammomatoid Ossifying Fibroma (POF) is a rare, slowly progressive benign tumor of the extragnathic craniofacial bones representing a subgroup of related fibro-osseous lesions with a tendency towards locally aggressive behaviour unique to the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, orbit and is often misdiagnosed. Histologically they are benign, but clinically they are locally aggressive. We report a case of a 17 year-old boy who presented with psammamatous ossifying fibroma of the frontal sinus. The location of this tumor made this case unusual.

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Published

2017-01-07

How to Cite

Sarkar, R. N., Vasundhara, M., Lakshmi, A. B., & Ramadas, R. (2017). Psammomatous ossifying fibroma of frontal sinus: a case report with review of literature. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 3(4), 990–992. Retrieved from https://www.msjonline.org/index.php/ijrms/article/view/1424

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