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Aetiology of nasopharyngeal glioma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10970085     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of nasopharyngeal glioma is presented in which the postnatal scans clearly show intracranial communication, whilst subsequent scans and surgical exploration could not demonstrate this finding. This case seems to confirm that the aetiology of these lesions is due to an encephalocele that subsequently loses its connection with the brain.
A J Sidebottom; A Begley; P May; D Richardson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0901-5027     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2000 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-12-18     Completed Date:  2000-12-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  210-1     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Supra-Regional Craniofacial Unit, Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Choristoma / etiology*
Encephalocele / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nasopharyngeal Diseases / etiology*

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