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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 612-4

Nasal glial heterotopy in childhood : a case report highlighting the morphological and immunohistochemical features.


Department of Pathology, L. H. M. C., New Delhi

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P Kathuria
Department of Pathology, L. H. M. C., New Delhi

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We present a case of a 5 months old infant who presented with difficulty in breathing and a visible intranasal swelling. Clinical examination revealed a reddish mass medial to the middle turbinate in the left nasal cavity. MRI was done and a provisional diagnosis of nasal glioma was suggested. The mass was surgically excised and sent for histopathology which showed it to be comprising of astrocytes and neuroglial fibers intermixed with a fibrovascular connective tissue stroma. The presence of Glial fibrillary acid protein (GFAP) confirmed the presence of glial tissue.


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