Juvenile angiofibroma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Epistaxis.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male
CT

CT of a young male patient demonstrates a mass in the left side of the nasopharynx which widens the sphenopalatine foramen and pterygopalatine fossa.

DSA (angiography)

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DSA (angiography)

Post embolisation

Case Discussion

Features are characteristic of a juvenile angiofirboma. Patient underwent preoperative embolisation.

Case courtesy of Dr M. Heran, Vancouver General Hospital.

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Case information

rID: 5022
Case created: 19th Nov 2008
Last edited: 21st Mar 2017
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