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Skull Base Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma

What is a skull base nasopharyngeal angiofibroma?

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma, also known as juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma, is a benign tumor in the nose usually found in adolescent boys.

Symptoms of nasopharyngeal angiofibroma:

Nasopharyngeal angiofibromas spread into areas around the nose, causing symptoms such as a stuffy nose and bleeding from the nose.

Treatment for a skull base nasopharyngeal angiofibroma:

Surgery, usually endonasal endoscopic surgery, is the most common treatment.

To make an appointment or request a consultation, contact the Johns Hopkins Skull Base Tumor Center at 410-614-0585.


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