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5 Facts you should know about

Olfactory neuroblastoma

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A rare cancer of the upper part of the nasal cavity

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It accounts for about 5% of all cancers of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses

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It is of neurocrest origin, arising from olfactory sensory cells in the olfactory epithelium

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The most common signs and symptoms are nasal obstruction (70%) and epistaxis (50%)

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It is a slow-developing but malignant tumor with high recurrence rates because of its anatomical position

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