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Medical Term:

juvenile angiofibroma


Definition: a markedly vascular fibrous tumor occurring in the nasopharynx of males, usually in the second decade of life; epistaxis and local invasion may result, but spontaneous regression may occur after sexual maturity.

Synonym(s): juvenile hemangiofibroma

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