Angiofibroma juvenil - Overview
Tumor nasal; Tumor nasal benigno; Angiofibroma de tipo juvenil
Es un tumor no canceroso de la parte posterior de la nariz o parte superior de la garganta.
El angiofibroma juvenil no es muy común y generalmente se encuentra en varones adolescentes. El tumor contiene muchos vasos sanguíneos, se disemina dentro del área en la cual se inicia (localmente invasivo) y puede causar daño óseo.
- Reviewed last on: 9/9/2009
- Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Seth Schwartz, MD, MPH, Otolaryngologist, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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