juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma

juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
nasopharyngeal angiofibroma a benign tumor of the nasopharynx composed of fibrous connective tissue with abundant endothelium-lined vascular spaces, usually occurring during puberty in boys. Nasal obstruction may become total, with hyponasality, discomfort in swallowing, auditory tube obstruction, and massive epistaxis.

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