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Angiofibromas commonly arise in the nasopharynx in adolescent male patients. The individuals history and clinical findings can make primarily the preliminary diagnosis of nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. Primary extranasopharyngeal angiofibromas are very rare, and clinical characteristics do not confirm to that of nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. Therefore, they can present diagnostic challenges. We present a case of extranasopharyngeal angiofibromabeen followed up for recurrent epistaxis and nasal stuffiness.The tumor was successfully removed by endoscopic resection and histopathologic examination confirmed the diagnosis. In a 3 year follow up, the patient is free from relapse. (Korean J Otolaryngol 2007 ;50 :268-71)


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