nasopharyngeal angiofibroma

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nasopharyngeal angiofibroma

Etymology: L, nasus + Gk, pharynx, throat
a benign tumor of the nasopharynx consisting of fibrous connective tissue with many vascular spaces. The tumor usually arises in puberty and is more common in boys than in girls. Typical signs are nasal and eustachian tube obstruction, adenoidal speech, and dysphagia. Also called juvenile angiofibroma, nasopharyngeal fibroangioma.


angioma containing fibrous tissue.

nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
a relatively benign tumor of the nasopharynx composed of fibrous connective tissue with abundant endothelium-lined vascular spaces.
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Finally, 3 cases of nasopharyngeal angiofibroma were seen between 11-20 years of age.
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is seen in prepubertal and adolescent males.
Objective: To review the clinical presentations of Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma surgical approaches used and outcomes of patients at an urban tertiary care centre in Pakistan.
There are very few publications describing nasopharyngeal angiofibroma in females (Murlewska et al.
Objective: To determine frequency of employment of transpalatal route for a cosmetically acceptable outcome in surgically addressing small juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.
Surgical treatment of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is the most common type of benign nasopharyngeal tumor, accounting for 0.
Endoscopic resection of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.
This review focuses on the different available classifications of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) and their impact on the evaluation, management, and prognosis of JNA.
Removal of cranial extension of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma by transfacial approach," European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology and Head & Neck, Vol.
Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma is a highly vascular, benign yet locally invasive tumour.
Preoperatively, it was difficult to distinguish this lesion from a juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.