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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 51, No. 2, 2003, pp. 248-249
Bioline Code: ni03076
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 51, No. 2, 2003, pp. 248-249

 en Case Report - Extranasal glial heterotopia: Case report
S. Mohanty, K. Das, M. A. Correa, A. J. D'Cruz


Glial heterotopia or the occurrence of isolated non-teratomatous extracranial glial tissue is rare. We report a neonate with extensive extranasal glial heterotopia involving the left buccopharyngeal region, palate and base of the skull and presenting with respiratory distress and a bleeding oral mass. A staged operative approach was adopted to excise the lesion. The literature on the subject is briefly reviewed.

Glial heterotopia, Extranasal

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