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Revista de otorrinolaringología y cirugía de cabeza y cuello

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MENA C, Carlos  ; BOGADO R, Gilda    y  KLASSEN Z, Clavigo. Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma: Our experience in the last 10 years and review of the literature. Rev. Otorrinolaringol. Cir. Cabeza Cuello [online]. 2009, vol.69, n.3, pp.243-248. ISSN 0718-4816.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-48162009000300006.

Introduction: The juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma is a benign tumor with behavior of local aggressiveness, given the important epistaxis that it provokes, the frequent local recidiva and the therapeutic complexity that one presents before this pathology; he appears exclusively in teen men and corresponds to 0,5%-0,05% of all the tumors of head and neck. Aim: To determine the managing and the characteristics of the patient with juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma diagnosis that comes to our service. To evaluate need of blood transfusion. To expose the opposing complications. Material and method: There realized a retrospective work observacional of patients' transverse court (cut) with diagnosis of juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma (NAJ), confirmed by histological studies in the Service of Otolaryngology of the Asuncion's National University, from January, 1998 until September, 2008. Results: With a whole of 45, of which 44 received surgical treatment. The range of age was understood (included) between (among) 7 to 34 years, with a median of 16 years and an average of 17 years, all of masculine sex. Appellants presented with major frequency in estadio Fisch II, range of symptomatic evolution from 1 to 60 months, with a median of 7 months of evolution of epistaxis, nasal obstruction and rinorrea. The majority of blood group O Rh +, from the Central department, receiving as treatment the resection endoscopic. 7 patients presented recidivas, with a median of 7 months from the treatment. In 58,8% of the surgical procedures there was necessary the transfusion of blood derivatives. Conclusion: The patients who come to the service with juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma diagnosis, are submitted to surgical treatment in the totality of the cases. In most cases there was needed some type of blood transfusion. There were no complications for the surgical procedure.

Palabras clave : Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma; Epistaxis appellants; Midface Degloving Modified.

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