Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Other tumors
Myxoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 23 May 2018, last major update November 2004

Copyright: (c) 2004-2018, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: Myxoma nasal

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Myxoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/nasalmyxoma.html. Accessed August 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Almost always involves mandible and maxilla in head and neck
  • Maxillary lesions may encroach on nose or antrum
Treatment
  • Excision, although 25% recur
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Uniform spindle cells in myxoid stroma with occasional blood vessels
  • May have cellular foci with collagenous stroma, large bizarre nuclei
Differential diagnosis