Juvenile Angiofibroma of Nasopharynx

Authors: I. Šlapák;  A. Fryčková;  H. Novotná
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika dětské otorinolaryngologie FN Brno, Lékařská fakulta, Masarykova univerzita v Brně, přednosta prof. MUDr. I. Šlapák, CSc.
Published in: Otorinolaryng. a Foniat. /Prague/, 64, 2015, No. 3, pp. 173-176.
Category: Case Reports


Eleven boys have been examined for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma and subsequently operated on at the Child ORL Clinic in the 15-year period from 1999 till 2013. The age span was 13-18 years. Surgery was the primary treatment, which followed after angiography and embolization of supplying tumor vessels. The tumor was removed in nine patients by endoscopic operation, and in two patients an external approach for lateral rhinotomy was used. A residuum was detected in one patient during a control MR. The patients were regularly followed up in the postoperative period and a radiological examination, CT or MR was performed one year after the surgery. The overall period for which the patients were followed lasted 3.2 years on the average.

juvenile angiofibroma, angiography, embolization, classification, endoscopic operation, lateral rhinotomy


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