Pathogenesis of juvenile nasopharyngeal fibroma. (A new concept).

  title={Pathogenesis of juvenile nasopharyngeal fibroma. (A new concept).},
  author={Micka{\"e}l Maurice and Mohammed Milad},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  volume={95 11},
Fifteen cases of juvenile nasopharyngeal fibromata have been studied clinically and histologically, and their structure has been compared to that of genital erectile tissue obtained from autopsies of foetuses and children. A similarity in the structure of these two tissue could be observed. A concept of juvenile nasopharyngeal fibroma as arising from misplaced sequestrated genital erectile tissue during foetal development, is discussed; and support is given to this view by anatomical, clinical… CONTINUE READING