Extra Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma from Lateral Nasal Wall: A Rare Case Report

  • Harsh SobhariEmail author
  • Shiv Kumar
  • Jyoti Sobhari
Clinical Report


A 25-year-old male presented with left sided nasal obstruction and epistaxis. To study about a rare case of extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma. Endoscopic evaluation revealed a polypoid mass in the vestibule arising from the lateral wall of the nasal cavity anteroinferior to the left inferior turbinate. Computed tomography scan showed a soft tissue opacity in the vestibule of the left nasal cavity. After the endoscopic excision of the mass, postoperative and histopathological analyses confirmed the diagnosis of an angiofibroma.


Angiofibroma Fibrovascular Sphenopalatine 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OtorhinolaryngologyGovernment Medical CollegeKotaIndia
  2. 2.Birla Saarvganik HospitalPilani, KotaIndia
  3. 3.KotaIndia

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