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February 1954

PAPILLARY CYSTADENOMA OF THE MAXILLARY PARANASAL SINUS (ATYPICAL WARTHIN TUMOR)

AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1954;59(2):241-244. doi:10.1001/archotol.1954.00710050253016
Abstract

RECENTLY Mayo Clinic for a neoplasm of the maxillary paranasal sinus which the pathologist considered to be most nearly comparable to Warthin tumor (adenolymphoma, papillary cystadenoma lymphomatosum, branchiogenic cystadenolymphoma). The similarity of this lesion to a tumor that is rarely found except in the vicinity of the parotid salivary gland makes a report of the case worth while.

REPORT OF A CASE  A 69-year-old American housewife was seen on May 3, 1953, complaining of bleeding from the left naris. This bleeding had occurred intermittently over a period of three years. Occasionally it began while she slept, and at times was productive of two or three cupfuls of blood. She had no pain or other nasal difficulty, and, aside from moderate elevation of blood pressure, her history and a review by systems were not significant.One month prior to the present study, examination elsewhere had revealed a polypoid lesion in the

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