Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 7

Angiosarcoma in the Maxillary Sinus. How Frequent is it? A Case Report and Literature Review

Nicolás Solano, Ligia Pérez, Ana Villarroel* and Betsabe Sarcos

Oral Surgery Post-Graduated Program, School of Dentistry, La Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela

*Corresponding Author: Ana Villarroel, Oral Surgery Post-Graduated Program, School of Dentistry, La Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela.

Received: June 02, 2021; Published: June 23, 2021


Angiosarcoma is a rare of malignant and aggressive neoplasm characterized by the vascular endothelium growth that frequently occur in the elderly population. This entity can be presented in the head and neck region, especially in the superficial soft tissue of the scalp and face being the paranasal sinus an uncommon primary location for angiosarcomas accounting for less than 0.1% of all paranasal sinus malignancies. Epistaxis, nasal obstruction and nasal discharge are characteristic symptoms when this type of neoplasm is located in the paranasal sinuses. In this paper, we present a rare case of angiosarcoma in the maxillary sinus with an oral clinical manifestation as well as make a literature review of this unusual entity.

Keywords: Angiosarcoma; Paranasal Sinus; Vascular; Tumor


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Citation: Ana Villarroel., et al. “Angiosarcoma in the Maxillary Sinus. How Frequent is it? A Case Report and Literature Review".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.7 (2020): 63-67.


Copyright: © 2020 Ana Villarroel., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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