Nasal glioma

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Nasal glioma
Other names: Nasal glial heterotopia, Brain-like heterotopia, Cephalic brain-like heterotopia,"[1] Glial hamartoma, Nasal cerebral heterotopia,"[1] Heterotopic neuroglial tissue, and Nasal heterotopic brain tissue[1]
Nasal glioma, seen on T2-weighted coronal MRI

Nasal glioma is a rare benign congenital lesion, usually a firm, incompressible, reddish-blue to purple lesion occurring on the nasal bridge or midline near the root.[1][2]: 622 

a,b)Isodense mass which occupied the right nasal cavity, maxillary, ethmoid, and frontal sinuses

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.