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Zulekha Hospital Sharjah successfully treats woman with a rare malignant tumor

Zulekha Hospital Sharjah successfully treats woman with a rare malignant tumor

The tumor involved the lefteye socket, the left nasal &paranasal sinus cavities, the upper part of throat and the base of the skullwith extension to the brain

Sharjah, UAE, 29 April 2021:The ENT and the Neurosurgery team at Zulekha Hospital Sharjah successfully performeda rare combined 12-hoursurgery on a patient with Alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma (a rare type of cancer) that involved the left orbit, the left sinonasal cavity, the nasopharynx, the skull base with intracranial extension. The surgery was jointly carried out by Dr. Tamer Mohamed Attia, Consultant Otolaryngology, E.N.T and Dr. Ravi Dadlani, Consultant Neurosurgeon.

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