Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a pathologically benign yet locally aggressive and destructive vascular lesion of head and neck. The juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is a highly Nasoangiofibroma youth is a highly vascularized tumor almost exclusively male. Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas (JNA) are a rare benign but locally aggressive vascular tumor. Epidemiology Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas.

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Epistaxis was the most distressing symptom of all which made the patients to seek medical advice early. Support Center Support Center.

Radiographic management of juvenile angiofibromas. Any lesion with this presentation may be confused with JNA.

Views Read Edit View history. Patients tolerated nasal obstruction better than angiofibrooma. However, since a vast majority of the cases do occur between nasfoaring and 25 years of age, this term is retained. Articles Cases Courses Quiz. Pancoast tumor Solitary pulmonary nodule Central lung Peripheral lung Bronchial leiomyoma.

After occupation of nasopharynx the NPF tissue invaded sphenoid sinus in about 8 patients. According to Sessions et al. Strayer; Emanuel Rubin At the time of diagnosis, the mass classically involves the pterygopalatine fossa.

Ear Nose Throat J. Recent immunohistochemical and genetic studies throw some light on this topic. Summary of signs and symptoms observed in the nasofating. Srikanth Kolloju 1 Department of E. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.


Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma

Nasal intonation of voice, rhinolalia clausa, was observed in 5 cases case nos. He was cured of his recurrence by way of surgery and radiotherapy. Abgiofibroma examination reveals a firm and friable mass in the nasopharynx and nose. Please review our privacy policy. Nasopharyngeal carcinoma Nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Case 4 Case 4. Open in a separate window.

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma – Wikipedia

Vascular fibroma of the nasopharynx naso-pharyngeal fibroma Arch Otolaryngol. Primary radiation therapy for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroa. The tumor is primarily excised by external or endoscopic approach. Treatment for Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma JNA is primarily surgical. Diagnostic and therapeutic management. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Markers of vascular differentiation, proliferation and tissue remodeling in juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas. They complained of beloa on lateral gaze.

Molecular pathogenesis of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma in Angiofiibroma patients. Acknowledgments Conflict of interest None. JNA is an uncommon, highly vascular, locally invasive, unencapsulated tumor with a distinct predilection for an origin in the nasopharynx of adolescent males. Extended osteoplastic maxillotomy for total excision of giant multicompartmental juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.

Connective tissue was fibro-cellular with irregular pattern and plump fibroblasts [ Figure 6 ].

Management of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma: A Five Year Retrospective Study

Abstract Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma JNA is a rare benign tumor arising predominantly in the bbelia of adolescent males.


Radiotherapy is usually reserved to patients with intracranial extension of disease where complete surgical excision may not be possible. Two types of lateral extension in juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: The final diagnosis is achieved by histopathologic examination of tissue sections either on incisional or excisional biopsy.

The condition is most commonly treated by surgical excision and the surgical approach is chosen according to the disease stage.

Surgical excision was done with moderate intraoperative bleeding. Hence early diagnosis not only helps in better management but also prevents recurrence of JNA.

Mast cells and T-lymphocytes in juvenile angiofibromas. It most commonly affects adolescent males and may grow into fissures of the skull and may spread to adjacent structures. Conclusion Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma or nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is an uncommon disease of male adolescents. However, this upstaging did not prevent total excision surgically with the approach that nnasofaring planned prior to surgery.

This page was last edited on 29 Septemberat Biopsy should be avoided as to avoid extensive bleeding since the tumor is composed of blood vessels without a muscular coat. Supply of these tumours is usually via

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