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Rhinology. 2003 Dec;41(4):253-4.

Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the nasal septum.

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Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, United Kingdom.


Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a malignant tumour frequently described arising from seromucinous salivary tissue in the major and minor salivary glands. Within the nasal cavity, it is uncommon and usually involves the lateral wall. A rare case of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the nasal septum is presented along with a review of the literature. The presentation and management of this uncommon condition is discussed.

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