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Submitted: 16 May 2007 Modified: 23 July 2019
HERDIN Record #: PCHRDPC920761

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma in a fifty-four year old male.

Josel V. Mijares ,
Frederick O. Leh ,
Victor Emmanuel Gabriel

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is classically described as occuring in preteen males. Its occurrence in adults is not an impossibility but rare enough to warrant interest when one presents. Most of these are either persistence of disease from youth or de novo appearance of a tumor. We present a case of 54 year old male presenting with epistaxis and nasal obstruction of ten years duration, who on excision of the mass is found to have an angiofibroma. This is probably one of the, if not the oldest locally reported case of an angiofibroma

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
Acta Medica Philippina
Frequency
Quarterly
Publication Date
January-March 1991
Volume
27
Issue
1
Page(s)
1-13
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