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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2014 pp 174-175

Research Article

Clinicopcthological Study of Lesions of Nasal Cavity, Paranasal Sinuses and Nasopharynx


Vijaya Muddamwar1, R. D. Hanmante2, P. S. Mulay3, S. A. Deshpande4

{1,2,3Assistant Professor, 4Professor and HOD}

Department of Pathology, Dr Shankarrao Chavan Government Medical College, Nanded, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



The upper respiratory tract is made up of variety of elements like epithelial tissue, glands, lymphoid tissue, cartilage and bone. various infections, tumor like lesions and true neoplasm occur in the upper respiratory tract. The lesions are important for ENT surgeons as well as pathologist. Exact diagnosis of the lesions can affect the treatment as well as prognosis. 70 cases with lesions of nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx were studied. Study group ranges from 08 to 70 years age group. Various lesions like inflammatory lesion, neoplastic lesion and tumor like lesion were encountered during the study. Inflammatory lesions were classified as per gudelines by Bhargava and Shah and neoplastic lesions were classified as per WHO guidelines.