Dermoid cysts, gliomas, and encephaloceles: evaluation and treatment.

  title={Dermoid cysts, gliomas, and encephaloceles: evaluation and treatment.},
  author={Jeffrey C. Posnick and Bernard J. Costello},
  journal={Atlas of the oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America},
  volume={10 1},
The fronto-orbitonasal malformations of encephaloceles, dermoid sinus cysts, and gliomas represent a continuum of neuroectodermal anomalies. The differentiation between them and other similar-appearing lesions is essential for effective management to proceed. Obtaining a reliable history, completing a careful physical examination, and obtaining accurate radiographic documentation represent the first steps. Establishing the timing, staging, and specific surgical techniques for management of a… CONTINUE READING

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