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A Giant Congenital Soft Tissue Sinonasal Fibromyxoma of the Nose in a Newborn Baby

Yucel Ekici, Nur, MD*; Yucel, Gül, MD; Haytoğlu, Suheyl, MD*; Küllahci, Özgür, MD

doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000004527
Clinical Studies

Myxomas of the nose are very rare benign neoplasms. They grow slowly, infiltrate the surrounding bone cortex, and develop multiple local recurrences with no distant metastasis. Almost, even knowing seen at any age, it is very rare in newborn. The authors present a patient with sinonasal soft tissue fibromyxoma in a newborn baby nose followed by the literature.

*Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana

Division of Pediatric Neurology, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Gaziantep, Gaziantep

Department of Pathology, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Nur Yucel Ekici, MD, Adana Numune Training and Research Hospital, Adana, Turkey; E-mail:

Received 6 November, 2017

Accepted 7 February, 2018

The authors report no conflicts of interest.

© 2018 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD.