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Table 2 Surgical procedures possibilities in pleomorphic adenoma in nasal cavities

From: A large and invasive pleomorphic adenoma of nasal cavity: a rare case report and review of literatures

Surgical procedures:
Endonasal endoscopic surgery [1, 2, 4]
Indication:
- Small sized tumor
Advantages:
- No external scar
- Less blood loss
Lateral rhinotomy [1, 2, 4] could be associated with endonasal approach to enhance exposition and decrease in mortality associated with
Trans-nasal mid-face degloving [2, 4]
Indication:
- Large tumors
- Capsule interrupted with direct contact with the surrounding structures
Advantages:
- Best exposure
- Radical excision with margins