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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, slightly higher in signal compared with normal brain parenchyma (gliosis).
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Frontonasal Encephalocele

Graham JWG - MedPix

An extranasal soft tissue mass is continuous with the frontal lobe, slightly higher in signal compared with normal brain parenchyma (gliosis).
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MPX2579_synpic12896: An extranasal soft tissue mass is continuous with the frontal lobe, slightly higher in signal compared with normal brain parenchyma (gliosis).

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.