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Volume 24

April - June 2008 (Part-I)

Number  2


 

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Angiofibroma with oropharyngeal origin

Ali Eftekharian1, Fariba Samiei2, Mohammad Rakhshan3

SUMMARY

A case is described as orophayageal angiofibroma which is presented as a pink pear-like lesion hanging from the posterior tonsillar pillar of a young man. Pathologic and immunohistochemical analysis confirmed that it was an angiofibroma, with a rare site of origin.

KEY WORDS: Angiofibroma, Oropharynx, Tonsil.

Pak J Med Sci    April - June 2008 (Part-I)    Vol. 24 No. 2    319-320


1. Ali Eftekharian, MD
2. Fariba Samiei, MD
Departments of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery,
3. Mohammad Rakhshan, MD
Departments of Otolaryngology,
Head & Neck Surgery and Pathology,
1-3: Loghman Hospital,
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences,
Tehran Iran.

Correspondence

Ali Eftekharian,
Department of Otolaryngology
Head & Neck Surgery,
Loghman Hospital,
Kamali st, South Kargar Ave.11457,
Tehran Iran.
E-mail: alishko@gmail.com

* Received for Publication: August 31, 2007
* Revision Received: January 20, 2008
* Revision Accepted: January 22, 2008



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