• This report describes the spontaneous regression of a biopsy-proved juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma that was first diagnosed when the child was age 11 years. The patient was followed up over a 12-year period during which he did not receive any therapy. Total involution of this lesion can be demonstrated by serial computed tomographic studies. Our report supports the theory of hormonal influence on this group of tumors and the possibility of spontaneous involution.
(Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1991;117:796-799)
Weprin LS, Siemers PT. Spontaneous Regression of Juvenile Nasopharyngeal Angiofibroma. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 1991;117(7):796–799. doi:10.1001/archotol.1991.01870190108023
Coronavirus Resource Center
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.