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Abstract #4203

Imaging features of myoepithelial carcinoma in the nasopharynx and paranasal sinus

Chunyan Zhang1, Jingliang Cheng1, Yong Zhang1, Kangkang Xue1, and Shaoyu Wang2

1MRI Division, the First Affiliated Hostipal of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou,China, People's Republic of China, 2Siemens Healthcare Ltd., People's Republic of China

This study aimed to explore the diagnostic points of myoepithelial carcinoma(MEC)in the nasopharynx analyze through analysing the imaging features.11 patients with MEC in the nasopharynx and paranasal sinus confirmed by pathology were analyzed retrospectively. CT and MRI appearances can localize the tumors,show tumors’size, and delineate the relationship of the 1esions with the surrounding tissue.On CT findings, MEC easily has osteolytic destruction and on MR and ADC vuale it owns certain characteristic features.These characteristics are conducive to the early diagnosis and rational treatment in clinics.

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