Esthesioneuroblastomas

Esthesioneuroblastomas are also known as olfactory neuroblastoma, esthesioneuroepithelioma and esthesioneurocytoma. This tumor is most likely from embryonic tissue that forms the brain and spinal cord and arises from the actively growing bottom layer of the olfactory epithelium, which is the nerve for smell behind and above the bridge of the nose at the base of the front part of the brain.

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