angiofibroma

<oncology, tumour> A benign tumour of the posterior nasopharynx that is most common in adolescent boys. ... Symptoms repeated epistaxis, nasal congestion, nasal discharge and hearing loss. A skull X-ray or a CT scan of the head can confirm the presence of an angiofibroma. Treatment may include the surgical removal of the lesion if it is enlar...
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angiofibroma

(an″je-o-fi-bro┬┤mә) an angioma containing fibrous tissue. juvenile 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 obst...
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angiofibroma

angiofibroma A lesion characterized by fibrous tissue and vascular proliferation; it often occurs as one or more small, flesh-colored papules, particularly on the face.
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angiofibroma

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′jē-ō-fī-brō′mă Definitions: 1. A benign but locally invasive neoplasm composed of dense fibrous tissue and thin-walled vascular spaces.
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Angiofibroma

Angiofibromas are small, reddish brown or even flesh-colored, smooth, shiny, 0.1- to 0.3 cm papules present over the sides of the nose and the medial portions of the cheeks. They contain fibrous tissue. == See also == ...
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