Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Other tumors
Astrocytoma

Author: Abul Ala Syed Rifat Mannan, M.D. (see Authors page)
Editor: Songyang Yuan, M.D., Ph.D.

Revised: 22 May 2018, last major update July 2014

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PubMed Search: Astrocytoma nasal

Cite this page: Mannan, A.A.S.R. Astrocytoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/nasalastrocytoma.html. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rarely, intracerebral astrocytoma may extend into nasal cavity
  • Difficult to differentiate from the more common glial heterotopia (nasal glioma)
  • Please refer to cerebral astrocytoma / glial heterotopia for more details
Case reports