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Angiofibroma from the tail of the inferior turbinate

Vahit Mutlu
Eurasian Journal of Medicine 2015, 47 (1): 66-8
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Nasopharyngeal angiofibromas are benign and vascular neoplasms, which originate characteristically in the posterior lateral wall of the nasopharynx. They account for less than 0.5% of all head and neck tumours. Although angiofibromas extend beyond the nasopharynx usually, they rarely originate outside the nasopharynx. Reports of primary extranasopharyngeal angiofibromas have appeared sporadically in the literature. The maxillary sinus is the most common site involved, while the inferior turbinate represents an extremely rare localization. We report a case of angiofibroma which arising from the tail of the inferior turbinate in the right nasal cavity.

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