Glial tissue may be found in the nasal region of infants or small children.
(1) usually occurs in an infant or small child
(2) The patient presents with nasal obstruction or deformity.
(3) An intranasal polypoid mass that is non-pulsatile is seen at endoscopy.
(4) Glial or glioneuronal tissue is present on biopsy.
(1) "nasal glioma" (heterotopia of glial or glioneuronal tissue)
(2) frontal encephalocele (has a connection between the intranasal mass and intracranial contents Resection of a frontal encephalocele may be followed by a CSF leak if not done carefully.)
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