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"juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma"
- benign vascular nasopharyngeal tumor
- adolescent males
- supplied by pterygopalatine br. of maxillary artery
- may extend into skull base, orbit, cranium
- nasal cavity --> sphenopalatine canal --> pterygopalatine fossa
- persistent dense stain
- rarely, early-draining veins
- fibrous dysplasia
Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD - 5 July 1995
Last updated: 1 October 2013
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