A recurrent mass in the nose can pose diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Even more so, if it exhibits rapid growth, displays unusual clinical features, is a rare histopathological diagnosis or if the patient is unavailable for regular follow-up. We present a case of a middle-aged retrovirus-positive man who underwent surgical removal of a recurrent nasal mass. Histopathology revealed a diagnosis of low-grade fibromyxoid sarcoma, a rare entity in the sinonasal tract. Immunohistochemistry plays a crucial role in clinching the diagnosis, especially for lesions with fibrous and myxoid components. Early and complete surgical resection diminishes the likelihood of recurrence and metastasis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)859-861
Number of pages3
JournalBiomedicine (India)
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 31-12-2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology


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