Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma (JNA) is a rare and benign but locally aggressive fibrovascular tumor arising from the posterolateral wall of the nasopharynx which affects mainly young and adolescent males (onset usually occurring between 7-19 years of age) and that presents as a mass in the nasopharynx and nasal cavity leading to manifestations such as nasal obstruction epistaxis profound facial swelling proptosis or diplopia. Although slowly progressive it has a high rate of recurrence and sometimes invades adjacent structures.
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