Journal of Radiology Case Reports, Vol 7, No 1 (2013)

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Myxoma of the Vomer Bone

Myxoma of the Vomer Bone

David Besachio, Edward Quigley III, Richard Orlandi, Hugh Ric Harnsberger, Richard Wiggins

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Myxomas of bone in the head and neck are rare tumors.  We present a 68 year old female with pain and epistaxis who was found to have the first reported case of a myxoma arising within the vomer bone.  Some atypical magnetic resonance imaging features are described, however, myxoma imaging features are often non-specific and typically evoke a benign differential diagnosis.  Surgical excision is the treatment of choice.

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