What is it?

These tumours can be benign or malignant. These tumours can be caused by genetic mutations. Risk factors include smoking, living in an area of polluted air, long term exposures to chemicals and irritants and infection with human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Additional names

This group contains additional names:
- Esthesioneuroblastoma
- Nasal meatus cancer
- Nasal cavity cancer
- Carcinoma of nasal meatus
- Olfactory neuroblastoma
- Squamous cell carcinoma, nares

Signs & symptoms

Symptoms of nasal cavity neoplasm include difficulty breathing through the nose, nosebleeds, nasal discharge, facial swelling, pain, watery eyes, sore lesion on the roof of the mouth, vision problems, neck lump and difficulty opening the mouth.


Diagnosis of nasal or paranasal tumors may include medical history and examination using an endoscopic camera that allows looking at the nasal cavities and sinuses. During this test, a biopsy can be taken for lab testing. Imaging such as CT scans or MRIs may also be used for diagnosis.


Treatment may vary depending on the exact location of the tumor and may inclde an open surgery or a minimally invasive surgery, followed by chemotherapy or radiation.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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