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What is nasopharyngeal angiofibroma and what treatment should be taken ?

.I HAVE BEEN diagnosed with NASOPHARYNGEAL ANGIOFIBROMA. MY CT scan report says this – Markedly enhancing large Nasopharyngeal mass with epicentre in left sphenopalatine fossa showing extension into the masticator space, orbit as well as intracranial extension - F/S/O grade in Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma . I am desparatey looking for a Hospital which provides treatment/ surgery for this illness.
Asked On : Wed, 16 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Hi Lal,

Any head and neck cancer center or neuro center, can manage your condition. But tell us you are from which part of the country, as you need treatment as soon as possible.
Take care

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Thu, 17 Mar 2011
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Radiologist Dr. Radha Narayanan's  Response
Hi Sukhbir!
Welcome to angiofibroma (also called juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma) is a histologically benign but locally aggressive vascular tumor that grows in the back of the nasal cavity. Medical treatment is usually given before surgery to reduce the blood loss - includes the usage of Diethylstilbestrol 2-3 wks before surgery to make the surgery less vascular.

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is sometimes treated by surgery. Pre-surgery angiography may allow for embolization, reducing intraoperative blood loss. Look for any good neurocentre which specialises in these types of surgeries,however histological diagnosis is essential.i can suggest VIMHANS,New Delhi and NIMHANS Bangalore ,which may help you.
Answered: Wed, 16 Mar 2011
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