Nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx
Inflammatory / infectious lesions
Necrotizing sialometaplasia

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

Revised: 18 May 2018, last major update November 2004

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PubMed Search: Necrotizing sialometaplasia nasal

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Necrotizing sialometaplasia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/nasalnecrotizing.html. Accessed September 21st, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Benign process that resembles squamous cell carcinoma or mucoepidermoid carcinoma
  • Occurs after surgery on nose or sinuses
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Necrosis of seromucinous glands with secondary squamous metaplasia and reactive atypia
Microscopic (histologic) images

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