Angiofibroma - Dermatology Advisor - treat facial angiofibromas


Drug to treat skin lesions in rare tuberous sclerosis complex approved treat facial angiofibromas

Facial angiofibromas are the most visible and unsightly of all the cutaneous manifestations of tuberous sclerosis (TSC). A year-old female, a known case of TSC, presented for the treatment of cosmetically disfiguring facial angiofibromas. She was started on twice daily application of %.

Angiofibromas have been shown to occur in association with other familial syndromes. Adult onset central facial angiofibromas have been reported with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 and multiple angiofibromas have also been noted in a case of neurofibromatosis type 2. What is the Evidence? Meigel, WN, Ackerman,, Michael Ioffreda, Nicole Warner.

Picture of Angiofibroma (Facial) Angiofibromas are benign, vascular tumors that most often occur in young, adolescent males on the head and neck. The patient in this photo has several facial angiofibromas. The tumors are flesh-colored to reddish and approximately 1 to 5 millimeters in diameter. The patient in this photo also has tuberous sclerosis.

Angiofibroma Treatments Surgery. The most common treatment for angiofibroma is surgery. Angiofibromas may be approached directly using the Endoscopic Endonasal Approach (EEA).This state-of-the-art, minimally invasive approach allows surgeons to access the tumor through the natural corridor of the nose, without making an open incision.