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St. Vincentius Clinic Karlsruhe

9.8/10 from 23 Votes

The St. Vincentius Clinic is the largest multidisciplinary medical institution and academiс hospital of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg. Treatment and diagnosis of patients is conducted by doctors with a scientific degree. They are introducing the latest progressive techniques.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2846
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6491
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
24030
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Karlsruhe

University Hospital Rechts der Isar of the Munich Technical University

10/10 from 70 Votes

The Rechts der Isar Hospital is the University Hospital of the Technical University of Munich. There is intensive cooperation between the research facilities of the TU and the hospital in numbers of areas.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
3511
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6923
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
25044
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich
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Gamma Knife and Radiotherapy Center Krefeld

10/10 from 2 Votes

The Gamma Knife and Radiotherapy Center Krefeld is the advanced center, which specializes in stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiation therapy for tumors and metastases.

Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
12000
Treatment with Gamma Knife of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
10167
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Krefeld

Charite University Hospital Berlin

9/10 from 95 Votes

Being the medical school for both Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin and having a long experience, the Charite Hospital has gained wide recognition. It is regarded as one of the most research-intensive medical facilities in Germany and the largest university medical center in Europe.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
5616
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6502
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
23717
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Berlin
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Gamma Knife and Radiotherapy Center Hannover

10/10 from 23 Votes

The Gamma Knife and Radiotherapy Center Hannover is the best clinic for radiosurgery and radiation therapy in Germany. The clinic enjoys authority in the medical world. The treatment of tumors is carried out with the use of an innovative approach.

Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
12000
Treatment with Gamma Knife of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
10239
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Hannover

PAN Clinic Cologne

9/10 from 14 Votes

The PAN Clinic has gained universal recognition due to highly professional doctors and their responsive and careful approach to the treatment.  A team of experienced doctors specialized in 25 medical focuses takes care of the patients' health.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2909
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
23965
Surgery treatment of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
18528
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Cologne
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Academic Hospital Neuperlach Munich

9.8/10 from 11 Votes

The Neuperlach Clinic is a modern medical facility with a high level of service. The clinic has high-tech modern equipment, making it one of the best hospitals not only in Germany but also in Europe. There are comfortable single and double rooms with shower and toilet, TV, telephone and radio.

Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6605
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich

DKD HELIOS Clinic Wiesbaden

9.2/10 from 5 Votes

German Clinic for Diagnostics is a combination of the highest professionalism of the staff and the most up-to-date medical devices, therefore it is known far beyond Germany.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2774
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6516
Surgery treatment of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
17442
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Wiesbaden

Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen

9/10 from 23 Votes

The Academic Prosper-Hospital Recklinghausen has been rendering medical and health care services of excellent standing for more than 160 years. With approx. 530 beds and 12 medical departments, the Hospital is famous for being the largest medical facility in the region.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2671
Surgery treatment of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
17346
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Recklinghausen

University Hospital Muenster

9.8/10 from 78 Votes

The University Hospital Muenster is one of the most respected multi-field medical centers in Germany. It consists of more than 30 departments and numerous research institutes and centers. Every year over 58,000 inpatients are treated here and nearly 475,000 patients receive medical care on the outpatient basis.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2881
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6596
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
23463
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Muenster
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HELIOS Clinic Krefeld

9.7/10 from 38 Votes

Founded in 2014, the HELIOS Clinic Krefeld is one of the most modern medical facilities in Germany today. A team of highly qualified specialists, innovative medical equipment and comfortable accommodation conditions – the clinic has everything to make the treatment run smoothly and efficiently.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2744
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6533
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
23722
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Krefeld

Academic Hospital Harlaching Munich

9.2/10 from 32 Votes

The Academic Hospital Harlaching is an emergency medical care facility offering top-class service. With about 700 beds, the hospital treats about 32,000 patients every year.

Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6602
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich
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Academic Hospital Asklepios Barmbek Hamburg

9.5/10 from 23 Votes

As an Academic Hospital of the University of Hamburg, the Asklepios Barmbek Hospital offers a wide range of medical services in the field of conservative and surgical treatment. The hospital was opened in 2005 and today it is one of the best and modern medical centers in Europe.

Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6562
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
23543
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Hamburg

Vivantes Humboldt Hospital Berlin

9.7/10 from 23 Votes

An academic clinic of the university medical complex Charité, the Vivantes Humboldt Hospital is one of the largest specialized medical institutions in Berlin.

Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
8564
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Berlin

University Hospital Frankfurt am Main

10/10 from 97 Votes

The University Hospital Frankfurt is part of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. The hospital was founded in 1914 and today it is a famous German medical institution with rich traditions. The hospital treats about 49,000 inpatients and 220,000 outpatients every year.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2883
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6978
Radiation of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
23819
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Frankfurt am Main
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Academic Hospital Schwabing Munich

8.5/10 from 7 Votes

The Schwabing Clinic is a modern medical facility with a high level of service. The clinic has high-tech modern equipment, making it one of the best hospitals not only in Germany but also in Europe. There are comfortable single and double rooms with shower and toilet, TV, telephone and radio.

Diagnostic tests for juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
2753
Hormonal therapy of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
6437
Surgery treatment of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma
17047
location_onCountry: Germany
location_searchingCity: Munich
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About the disease

Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a tumor which develops in the nasopharynx of male teenagers and adolescents. According to the MedScape, this tumor can bleed, that's why it is so dangerous.

Overall, juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma is a rare tumor. It accounts for 0.05% of all head tumors. It can develop from the age of 7 till 19. It can develop only in males. Patients with juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma have also been reported to have otolaryngological problems.

The exact cause of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma has not been identified yet. It has been suggested that hormonal disbalance can lead to development of juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma. There are 2 proofs for that:  juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma develops only in males and only during their prepuberty or puberty period. Further research is being conducted to determine which hormonal changes can lead to development of this rare tumor.

Juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma most commonly constitutes nasal mass which develops in the nasopharynx. In rare cases, tumor can develop in the orbital area.

Patients with juvenile nasopharyngeal angiofibroma have been reported to suffer from serious otitis before were diagnosed with tumor. Some patients had blockage of eustachian tube as well. 

Symptoms

  • Pain in the nasal area
  • Inability to breathe freely through the nose
  • Feeling of obstruction in the nasal cavity
  • Headache
  • Swelling of the nasal area

Diagnosis

  • During a general examination, the doctor will examine the nasal cavity of a person and will palpate it to determine if there had been any strange hard masses.
  • The doctor will also ask if a patient experienced any ear infections in the past.
  • Hormonal test can determine if there is hormonal disbalance.
  • Imaging tests, such as CT scan and MRI, can identify the tumor and determine its exact location along with the size.

Treatment

  • Surgery treatment is a procedure used to remove the tumor and also remove nasal obstruction to ensure a patient breathes normally.
  • Gamma Knife is a high-tech surgery used to remove the tumor without making an open incision.
  • Radiation is a procedure used to shrink and irradiate the tumor as much as possible. It can be used before or after the surgery.
  • Hormonal therapy is used if a patient has hormonal disbalance which needs to be fixed additionally to removing the tumor. 



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