A 15-year-old boy with huge facial swelling, recurrent severe epistaxis, progressive proptosis, nasal obstruction and impaired hearing on right side

Authors

  • Md. Asaduzzaman Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Shamsul Alam Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Md. Wares Uddin Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • K. M. Tarikul Islam Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  • Mahmudul Hasan Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v12i4.43985

Keywords:

Angiofibroma, Epistaxis, Facial swelling, Impaired hearing, Nasal obstruction, Nasopharyngeal, Proptosis

Abstract

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A 15-year-old male hailing from Khagrachhari was admitted into the department with the complaints of swelling on the right side of face for 10 months with recurrent severe epistaxis, progressive proptosis, unilateral nasal obstruction and impairment of hearing for two months. On extraoral examination, there was a firm non-tender, nonmobile, fixed swelling on the right side of cheek causing facial asymmetry measuring about 10 × 12 cm in size extending from upper eyelid to middle of the right cheek supero-inferiorly and pre-auricular area to the medial wall of nose postero-anteriorly

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Author Biographies

Md. Asaduzzaman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Assistant Professor

Shamsul Alam, Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Assistant Professor

Md. Wares Uddin, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Associate Professor

K. M. Tarikul Islam, Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Associate Professor

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Published

2019-12-24

How to Cite

Asaduzzaman, M., Alam, S., Uddin, M. W., Islam, K. M. T., & Hasan, M. (2019). A 15-year-old boy with huge facial swelling, recurrent severe epistaxis, progressive proptosis, nasal obstruction and impaired hearing on right side. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 12(4), 199–203. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v12i4.43985

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