Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is an uncommon vascular tumor of the head and neck that can be suspected based on the patient’s clinical findings.
Synonym: juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
Most patients are adolescent (“juvenile”) males.
(1) recurrent, severe spontaneous epistaxis
(2) excessive epistaxis following biopsy or trauma
(3) intranasal mass with nasal obstruction and discharge
(4) facial deformity, with swelling over the cheek and/or temporal regions
(5) recurrent headache
(6) recurrent sinusitis
(7) otitis media and/or mastoiditis
(9) visual defects and/or proptosis
(10) cranial nerve palsy
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