Orbital Involvement by Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma

Ganesh, Anuradha; Dondey, Joanne; Forte, Vito; Drake, James M.; Gentili, Fred; Armstrong, Derek; Phillips, John; Buncic, J. Raymond
March 2004
Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus;Mar/Apr2004, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p116
Academic Journal
This article describes a rare cause of orbital apex syndrome in a child--juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. A high level of suspicion while treating an adolescent male with chronic nasal obstruction, epistaxis, and a nasal mass will promote early diagnosis. Multidisciplinary care is advisable, especially for advanced disease.


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