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Glial heterotopia of maxilla: A clinical surprise

Author(s): Mahalik Santosh | Lyngdoh Toijam | Menon Prema | Sodhi Kushaljit | Vashishta Rakesh | Kanojia Ravi | Rao KLN

Journal: Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
ISSN 0971-9261

Volume: 16;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 58;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Glial heterotopia | facial tumor | neonate | glial fibrillary acidic protein

Glial heterotopia is a rare congenital mass lesion which often presents as a clinical surprise. We report a case of extranasal glial heterotopia in a neonate with unusual features. The presentation, management strategy, etiopathogenesis and histopathology of the mass lesion has been reviewed.
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