nasal glioma

na·sal gli·o·ma

term for a lesion that is probably not a true neoplasm, but a teratoma consisting of glial tissue with reactive astrocytes, ganglionic neurons, and ependymal cells in small nodules at the dorsum of the nose, often with intracranial connections.

nasal glioma

a neoplasm characterized by the ectopic growth of neural tissue in the nasal cavity.
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2) The nasal glioma first described by Schmidt in 1900.
Nasal glioma is a congenital benign tumour like condition composed of heterotropic neural tissue within the nasal region.
Nasal glioma is a rare benign tumor that usually occurs during infancy.
Nasal masses in infancy are infrequently encountered, and most of them are developmental anomalies, such as encephalocele, nasal glioma, hamartoma, and nasolacrimal duct cyst.
Exclusion Criteria: Patients presenting with congenital sino nasal mass, sino nasal mass of intracranial origin such as basal meningocoele, basal meningoencephalocoele, and nasal glioma were excluded.
Amin et al state that most eases of nasal glioma that have been reported in the literature have occurred in:
Nasal glial heterotopia, also called nasal glioma, is a rare developmental abnormality, which is probably related to congenital encephalocele.
1,2) The most common congenital nasal masses are nasal dermal sinus cysts, nasal encephaloceles, and nasal gliomas.
CONCLUSION: The nasal glioma is a congenital CNS malformation in which there is anterior displacement of cerebral tissue that has lost their intracranial connection.
With which of the following statements regarding a nasal glioma would Restrepo et al (Imaging Clinic) disagree?
In this article, we describe a case of a nasal glioma that was removed via a lateral rhinotomy.