Autoamputation of an extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma of the nasal septum

Michael P. Castillo, Charles F. Timmons, John E. McClay

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Angiofibromas arising from outside the nasopharynx are rare but have been reported from a variety of sites in the head and neck. We report the case of an angiofibroma originating from the nasal septum and which underwent spontaneous autoamputation prior to intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-270
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006


  • Angiofibroma
  • Extranasopharyngeal angiofibroma
  • Septum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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