Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas (JNA) are a rare benign but locally aggressive vascular tumor. Epidemiology Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibromas. Juvenile angiofibroma (JNA) is a benign tumor that tends to bleed and occurs in the nasopharynx of prepubertal and adolescent males. Home» Acta Otorrinolaringológica Española» Comprar Tratamiento quirúrgico del angiofibroma nasofaríngeo juvenil en pacientes pediátricos.

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The 3 patients who underwent combined surgeries experienced intraoperative bleeding, requiring nasal packing and replacement of blood products during surgery. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Tumour of the respiratory system. Mesothelioma Malignant solitary fibrous tumor. However, most authors agree that JNAs arise from the posterior choanal tissues in the region of the sphenopalatine foramen. The recurrence rate of endoscopically resected tumors has been shown to be low, and we found that none of our 20 jyvenil experienced tumor recurrence. Although nasal endoscopic surgery is safe, rapid, and effective, studies are needed to assess the importance of preoperative embolization and clamping of angioibroma external carotid artery in reducing intraoperative bleeding.

Factors analyzed include patient age and gender, symptoms, stages, treatment, length of surgery, intraoperatory bleeding, postoperative need for nasal tampons, hospitalization time, complications, and tumor recurrence.

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. To minimize complications, surgery should be performed at centers with extensive experience. Examinations such as computed tomography, nuclear magnetic resonance and even nasal endoscopy can clearly establish the extent of the tumor, its pattern of spread, and consequently, surgical planning 10 11 12 16 17 18 Patients may present with life-threatening epistaxis.


From a triangular region formed by the foramen ovale, a round and lacerated tumor may reach the middle fossa, migrating to the parasellar region and remaining generally extradual and lateral to the cavernous sinus. The tumor invades the nasal nadofarngeo or the pterygomaxillary fossa with bone destruction. Oronasal fistula a possible complication of preoperative embolization in the management of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: our experience and literature review

These classification systems are based on examination methods, including CT, MRI, and endoscopy, and have been angiofiibroma to establish the extent of the tumor, its pattern of spread, and consequently, surgical planning 10,11,12,16,17,18, Conclusion Nasal endoscopy, alone or combined with nasofarngep techniques, was safe for the resection of angiofibromas at different stages, with low morbidity and high efficacy, as shown by complete tumor removal and low recurrence rates.

None of these patients required postoperative nasal packing, and all were discharged the day after surgery. Sociedade Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia.

Anyiofibroma angiofibroma is a histologically and biologically benign tumor with aggressive behavior due to its location and associated symptoms including significant epistaxis and nasal obstruction The other 17 patients underwent endoscopic surgery alone.

Endoscopic Ressection of Juvenile Angiofibroma: The recurrence rate of endoscopically resected tumors has been shown to be low, and we found that none of our 20 patients experienced tumor recurrence.

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: Our experience and literature review

Biopsy should be avoided as to avoid extensive bleeding since the tumor is composed of blood vessels without a muscular coat. Home About Us Advertise Amazon. Endoscopic surgery is less invasive than open surgery, causing less damage to the patient.


The tumor invades the infratemporal fossa or orbit with intracranial extradural commitment. Some surgeons, however, do not routinely perform embolization preoperatively, finding that embolization is justified only in larger tumors Find articles by Francis Vinicius Fontes de Lima. Recurrence in juvenile angiofibroma.

Definitive Radiotherapy for Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma. Supply of these tumours is usually via Maurice M, Milad M. Tumors may invade the anterior fossa through the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses, being more frequent in the middle fossa and remaining extradural 8 9 Recurrence in juvenile angiofibroma.

The remaining 17 patients, regardless of the tumor classification, underwent embolization and clamping of the external carotid arteries due to better control of bleeding during surgery. The first patient who underwent surgery in our department had a Fisch I tumor, but did not undergo embolization or clamping of the external carotid arteries.

Similarly, our patients ranged in age from 10 to 29 years, with a mean age of 16 years, and all were male. Journal List Int Arch Otorhinolaryngol v.

Antral sign or Holman-Miller sign forward bowing of posterior wall of maxilla is pathognomic of angiofibroma.