SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.49 issue2PENILE LEPROMATOUS LEPROSY IN A PATIENT WITH CHAGAS DISEASE.A CASE REPORTDISSEMINATED ASPERGILLOSIS WITH SIGNIFICANT SKIN INVOLVEMENT author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

  • Have no cited articlesCited by SciELO

Related links

  • Have no similar articlesSimilars in SciELO

Share


Anales de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas (Asunción)

Print version ISSN 1816-8949

Abstract

MEDINA RUIZ, BA  and  HOSPITAL CENTRAL DEL IPS. Cirugía de Cabeza y Cuello, Servicio de ORL et al. TUMORAL CALCINOSIS IN NASAL SEPTUM IN A PATIENT WITH CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE IN DIALYSIS. PRESENTATION OF A CASE. An. Fac. Cienc. Méd. (Asunción) [online]. 2016, vol.49, n.2, pp.79-87. ISSN 1816-8949.  https://doi.org/10.18004/anales/2016.049(02)78-086.

ABSTRACT Metabolicdisorderscausedbychronic renal failure and dialysisforitstreatment can lead to theprecipitation of calciumphosphatesaltswiththeconsequentformation of tumors in variouslocations. These can be single ormultiple, and may cause obstruction and compression of differentanatomicalstructureswithconsequentfunctionalalteration. Althoughtheclinicalmanagement of theabovementionedalterationsis fundamental, thesurgeryacquiresrelevance in thesesituations. Wepresent a case of unique tumoral calcinosis located in the anterior third of the nasal septum, causingobstruction of the nasal fossa. Computedtomographyguided diagnosis and complete tumor resectionby nasal routewasthetreatmentchosen. Thepathologicalanatomyreportconfirmsthe diagnosis of tumor calcinosis. At ninemonths post-operativefollow-up therewas no evidence of tumor recurrence. Key Words: calcinosis tumoral-insuficiencia renal crónica, hemodiálisis, septum nasal tratamiento.

        · abstract in Spanish     · text in Spanish     · Spanish ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License