Congenital midline nasal masses: diagnosis and management

J Dermatol Surg Oncol. 1990 Nov;16(11):1025-36. doi: 10.1111/j.1524-4725.1990.tb00327.x.


Congenital midline nasal masses (CMNMs) are rare lesions most commonly caused by dermoids, hemangiomas, nasal gliomas or encephaloceles. We report a case of nasal glioma and discuss the embryologic development, evaluation, and management of such CMNMs.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Glioma / congenital*
  • Glioma / diagnosis
  • Glioma / surgery
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Male
  • Nose Neoplasms / congenital*
  • Nose Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Nose Neoplasms / surgery