Hyperostotic esthesioneuroblastoma: CT and MR findings

Victor S. Regenbogen, S. James Zinreich, Kwang S. Kim, Francis R. Kuhajda, Brett I. Applebaum, John C. Price, Arthur E. Rosenbaum

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Olfactory neuroblastoma is a malignant, slow growing, neurogenic tumor that originates in the olfactory mucosa of the upper nasal cavity. Its CT appearance, i.e., a soft tissue mass adherent to the cribriform plate usually with bone lysis, has been described. T\vo cases are presented in which this entity was associated with exuberant bony hyperostosis, a feature not pre-viously reported. The differential diagnosis of nasoethmoid soft tissue masses with associated hyperostosis is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)52-56
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of computer assisted tomography
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1988


  • Computed tomography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Sinuses, paranasal

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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