Tumefactive fibroinflammatory disease of the head and neck

  • B. Azar-Kia
  • O. Al-Mefty
  • S. W. Horowitz
  • K. Goldberg
  • M. Fine
  • R. Neimon
Conference paper

Abstract

Tumefactive fibroinflammatory lesions of the head and neck are benign invasive masses simulating malignancy. We present three cases of fibroinflammatory lesions in the parapharyngeal space, posterior aspect of the neck and at the base of the skull.

Key words

Fibromatosis Desmoid Neck Computed tomography Magnetic resonance imaging 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Azar-Kia
    • 1
  • O. Al-Mefty
    • 1
  • S. W. Horowitz
    • 1
  • K. Goldberg
    • 1
  • M. Fine
    • 1
  • R. Neimon
    • 1
  1. 1.MaywoodUSA

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