Solitary fibrous tumor of nasal cavity: a rare case report with review of literature


  • Shubhangi Vinayak Agale Department of Pathology, Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai
  • Vidya Chandrakant Arole Department of Pathology, Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai
  • Dipashri Bhaurao Jadhav Department of Pathology, Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai
  • Jai Vijay Juvekar Department of Pathology, Grant Government Medical College, Mumbai



Solitary fibrous tumor, Nose, Paranasal sinuses


Solitary fibrous tumor is an unusual soft tissue neoplasm. Commonly the tumor is located in pleural cavity but recently has been described in many extra-thoracic locations. Nose and paranasal sinuses are rare sites for this tumor and so far less than 30 cases have been reported in the literature. In the nasal cavity the tumor usually presents as a polypoidal intranasal mass in a middle aged patient. Erosion of adjacent structures may occur but tumor does not metastasize. Local excision is almost invariably curable. We report SFT in a 50 year old patient with involvement of unilateral nasal cavity and all paranasal sinuses.


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How to Cite

Agale, S. V., Arole, V. C., Jadhav, D. B., & Juvekar, J. V. (2017). Solitary fibrous tumor of nasal cavity: a rare case report with review of literature. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 3(10), 2877–2879.



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