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Sarcomatous degeneration in a nasopharyngeal angiofibroma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  228224     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Malignant degeneration in a juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma has been reported in the literature in only four patients. All of these persons had been previously treated for cure with gamma irradiation. The case report of a 47-year-old man with a 31-year history of nasal obstruction is presented. A recurrence excised 18 months after initial removal of an angiofibroma revealed the surprising diagnosis of fibrosarcoma.
P J Donald
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngology and head and neck surgery     Volume:  87     ISSN:  -     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol. Head Neck Surg.     Publication Date:    1979 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-01-24     Completed Date:  1980-01-24     Revised Date:  2012-04-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909794     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg (1979)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Fibrosarcoma / pathology*
Histiocytoma, Benign Fibrous / pathology*
Middle Aged
Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms / pathology*

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