Nasal glioma. Presenting as neonatal respiratory distress. Definition of the tumor mass by MRI.

@article{Puppala1990NasalGP,
  title={Nasal glioma. Presenting as neonatal respiratory distress. Definition of the tumor mass by MRI.},
  author={Bhagya L Puppala and Henry H Mangurten and Johnjoe McFadden and N A Lygizos and Jerome B. Taxy and E V Pellettiere},
  journal={Clinical pediatrics},
  year={1990},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={49-52}
}
Nasal gliomas are benign congenital midline tumors with the potential for intracranial extension. They are most commonly seen in neonates and children but rarely in adults. The treatment of choice is surgical excision. Inadequate primary excision results in a 4 to 10 percent recurrence. Hence, a thorough preoperative evaluation is essential to delineate the exact site and extension of the tumor and to plan the appropriate surgical approach. Computerized tomographic (CT) scans are useful in… CONTINUE READING