Conditions + Treatments

Angiofibroma in Children

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Overview

Angiofibroma is a relatively rare tumor occurring almost exclusively in adolescent boys.

  • The tumor is benign but aggressive.
  • It grows in the back of the nasal cavity.
  • It can obstruct the airway and cause nosebleeds.

Center for Head, Neck and Skull Base

Children’s Hospital Boston has a specialty center dedicated solely to disorders of the head, neck and skull base. It’s staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists from various fields who provide comprehensive assessment, treatment and follow-up.

Here, you’ll find expert doctors experienced in diagnosing and treating angiofibroma.

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