Delayed Phase Nasal Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcinoma as a Rare Epistaxis Cause


ÖZTÜRK K. , SAHIN M., MİDİLLİ R., Karci B.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE, cilt.6, ss.97-99, 2015 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4328/jcam.848
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL AND ANALYTICAL MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.97-99

Özet

Malign tumors of sinonasal area composes % 1 of malignant tumors in adults and % 3 of head and neck malignities. Metastasis to this area is rare but malignities that metastatic to head and neck and below down clavicula, renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is the third after lung and breast cancer. As the most frequent malignancy of kidney, RCC is generally seen in male over 40 year old and forms % 3 of malign tumors in adults and in RCC cases % 8 of disease arises by the metastasis to head and neck which is accepted as a bad prognostic factor. In this case report, a 81 year old male patient is presented with literature datas who is underwent nephrectomy 8 years ago for RCC and referred with recurrent epistaxis and delayed phase nasal RCC metastasis.