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2012 unpublished
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a rare highly vascular, benign tumor, very aggressive locally, affecting male adolescents or those at puberty. The occurrence in other age groups or in women is exceptional. The agresiveness and high vascularization make surgery very difficult, and surgical biopsy is not recommended. Surgery is the main method of treatment used, especially for early stages, while for advanced stage cases and having intracranial extension, radiation remains the chosen
more » ... ins the chosen therapeutic option. In order to establish a preoperative diagnosis and staging, we use CTscan imaging or MRI with and without contrast material as well as angiography. In this study we will present a 20-year-old patient suffering from juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma who was diagnosed using a CT scan. The tumor was successfully removed surgically and the HP examination confirmed the diagnosis. The 7 months post-surgery evolution was favorable.