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

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Sobhari, H., Kumar, S. & Sobhari, J. Extra Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma from Lateral Nasal Wall: A Rare Case Report. Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 71, 2117–2120 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12070-018-1542-x

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  • Angiofibroma
  • Fibrovascular
  • Sphenopalatine