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Probably not: Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a rare tumor that is benign, but very aggressive. Many cancers of the nasopharynx (nose and throat) are associated with epstein-barr virus (ebv), but not this one. There was a paper written in 2008 that looked at 15 nasopharygeal angiofibromas and found no evidence of ebv. (carlos et al, head and neck pathology, sept 2008 volume 2 issue 3 pp 145-149.). ...Read more
Could the sole papule on the side of my nostril that bleeds when scratched be nasopharyngeal angiofibroma? And is this a serious condition?
Maybe: Sounds like you already have a medical opinion! how long has the area been there? Are you using any medication? Please visit with your doctor to verify the plan of evaluation--a surgical removal of the tissue for diagnosis may be required. Please do not take chances. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tuborous sclerosis. Which insurance covers laser treatment for angiofibromas? Best treatments for angiofibromas? Laser treatment is ineffective.
Angiofibromad: There are three main types of treatment for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: hormone therapy, radiation therapy and surgery. Hormone therapy involves the use of a drug called flutamide, which acts by blocking testosterone receptors. The activity of this drug is further evidence for a hormonal cause for the condition. Treatment with Flutamide can shrink tumors by more than 40 percent. ...Read more
I had an angiofibroma lesion removed from the tip of my nose about two years ago but I believe the lesion is still there. Can I remove it at home?
What to do if I had an operation of angiofibroma in brain 20years bfore after that I got seizures?
Cautery effect: Of course it does!!Get a more detailed answer ›
Mildly prominent nasopharyngeal soft tissue, sent for further detailed assessmen. T what does it means?
Probably nothing: To me it sounds like absolutely nothing. I'm guessing that this was picked up on an x-ray or cat scan done for some other reason. It sounds like absolutely nothing to me and nothing that i think you need to be concerned about. That being said, the only information I have is the question that you posed so i would defer to the physician guiding your care for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
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