volume 41, issue 2, P140-143 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2012.06.006
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Süleyman Özdemir, Özgür Tarkan, Ülkü Tuncer, Özgür Sürmelioğlu, Murat Doğrusöz, Melek Ergin

Abstract: Extramedullary plasmacytomas are localized tumours formed of monoclonal plasma cells in an extra-skeletal area. They constitute approximately 3% of all neoplasms originating from plasma cells. They generally display a destructive course. When the literature in English was reviewed, only 19 cases with the primary disease localized in the sphenoid sinus were found. We present the case of a 50-year-old male patient who presented with gradually increasing visual loss over 6 weeks, whose radiological tests revealed…

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