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Aggressive fibromatosis of the oropharynx: A multidisciplinary approach to a benign disease

May 1, 2009  |  Eleftheria Kiverniti, MRCSEd, DO-HNS, Ulkem Cilasun, DDS, PhD, Arvind Singh, BSc, MRCS, DLO, Rehan Kazi, MS, Peter M. Clarke, BSc, FRCS, and Daniel J. Archer, FDSRCS, FRCS


We present the case of a 23-year-old woman with aggressive fibromatosis of the oropharynx that was initially treated elsewhere as a peritonsillar abscess. We discuss the characteristics of this rare tumor and review the literature, stressing the importance of postoperative...

Recurrent infantile myofibromatosis: A report of conservative management and discussion of treatment strategies

December 1, 2008  |  Charles S. Ebert Jr., MD, MPH, Carlton Zdanski, MD, Farhad Ardeshirpour, MD, Mihir Patel, MD, Craig F. Hart, MD, and Amelia F. Drake, MD


Infantile myofibromatosis is a rare proliferative mesenchymal disorder that has a potential for rapid growth and recurrence. Approximately 30% of infantile myofibromatosis lesions present in the head and neck, and some of these can cause significant morbidity. We report a case...

Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma: Spontaneous resolution

September 1, 2008  |  Patrick M. Spielmann, MRCSEd, Richard Adamson, FRCS, Kenneth Cheng, MRCS, and Robert J. Sanderson, FRCS†


Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a rare, benign tumor that occurs most often in adolescent males. Common practice is to excise the tumor with open or endoscopic surgery. We report the case of a 17-year-old male who presented in 1995 with a mass filling the left posterior...

Nasopharyngeal angiofibroma

May 1, 2008  |  Ryan Kau, BS, Mala Tanna, BA, Sasmita Misra, MD, and Alejandro Luina Contreras, MD

An aggressive psammomatoid ossifying fibroma of the sinonasal tract: Report of a case

July 1, 2007  |  Bijan Khademi, MD; Nika Niknejad, MD; Jalal Mahmoudi, MD
Aggressive psammomatoid ossifying fibromas (APOFs) represent a subgroup of related fibro-osseous lesions that...

Isolated cementoossifying fibroma of the ethmoid bulla: A case report

May 1, 2006  |  Ismail Yilmaz, MD; Nebil Bal, MD; Levent N. Ozluoglu, MD
Cementoossifying fibroma is a rare nonodontogenic tumor of the periodontal membrane that arises from the...

Ossifying fibroma of the ethmoid sinus

February 1, 2006  |  Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR

Ossifying fibroma of the maxilla

August 1, 2004  |  Hugh Robertson, MD, FACR; Enrique Palacios, MD, FACR

Ossifying fibroma of the jaw

July 1, 2004  |  Francis H. Gannon, MD; Lester D.R. Thompson, MD

Myofibroma of the cheek: A case report

June 1, 2004  |  Tali L. Kassenoff, BA; Abtin Tabaee, MD; Ashutosh Kacker, MD


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