Olfactory neuroblastoma in children: results of multimodality treatment in 2 patients

Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2011 Feb;28(1):56-9. doi: 10.3109/08880018.2010.514656.


Olfactory neuroblastoma, a rare malignancy of the olfactory epithelium, is an uncommon tumor in children. It occurs mostly in older individuals and the treatment strategies are based on the experience with adults. In this report, clinical characteristics and treatment results of 2 patients with olfactory neuroblastoma are described and discussed with those reported in the literature.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols / therapeutic use*
  • Child, Preschool
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Esthesioneuroblastoma, Olfactory / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nasal Cavity* / drug effects
  • Nose Neoplasms / therapy*