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Frontonasal Encephalocele

Graham JWG - MedPix

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Frontonasal Encephalocele

History: 8-week-old baby boy with a glabellar area mass.

Findings: CT: Non-contrast CT demonstrates an extranasal soft tissue mass, contiguous with the frontal lobe, extending through an anterior cranial midline defect just above the nasal bones (fonticulus nasofrontalis). MR: There is an extranasal soft tissue mass is continuous with the frontal lobe, iso-intense to normal brain parenchyma on T1WI, slightly higher in signal compared with normal brain parenchyma on T2WI. There is no enhancement with gadolinium.

Ddx: Encephalocele Nasal Glioma Dermoid Cyst Sinus Tract

Dxhow: CT and MR imaging, Surgery

Exam: Soft, fluctuant, non-tender midline mass, just above the nose. Exam otherwise unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.


An extranasal soft tissue mass is continuous with the frontal lobe, iso-intense to normal brain parenchyma.
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Frontonasal Encephalocele

Graham JWG - MedPix

An extranasal soft tissue mass is continuous with the frontal lobe, iso-intense to normal brain parenchyma.
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MPX2579_synpic12895: An extranasal soft tissue mass is continuous with the frontal lobe, iso-intense to normal brain parenchyma.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Frontonasal Encephalocele

History: 8-week-old baby boy with a glabellar area mass.

Findings: CT: Non-contrast CT demonstrates an extranasal soft tissue mass, contiguous with the frontal lobe, extending through an anterior cranial midline defect just above the nasal bones (fonticulus nasofrontalis). MR: There is an extranasal soft tissue mass is continuous with the frontal lobe, iso-intense to normal brain parenchyma on T1WI, slightly higher in signal compared with normal brain parenchyma on T2WI. There is no enhancement with gadolinium.

Ddx: Encephalocele Nasal Glioma Dermoid Cyst Sinus Tract

Dxhow: CT and MR imaging, Surgery

Exam: Soft, fluctuant, non-tender midline mass, just above the nose. Exam otherwise unremarkable.

No MeSH data available.