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Article
January 1934

DERMOID CYST OF THE NASAL DORSUM

Author Affiliations

LAWRENCE, KAN.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1934;19(1):67-68. doi:10.1001/archotol.1934.03790010074007
Abstract

Recently Luongo1 reported a case of dermoid cyst of the nasal dorsum in a woman, aged 30. His statement that there are only a few cases reported in the foreign literature and only one in the American literature prompts me to add the case of a child 15 months of age.

REPORT OF A CASE  History.—Patsy A., a full term child, weighed 7½ pounds (3.4 Kg.) at birth. At the time of examination the weight was 22 pounds (10 Kg.). She had not had any illnesses or irregularities. At about 3 months of age, the father, a physician, noted a swelling in the skin exactly in the midline over the nasion. This had gradually enlarged from the size of a small pea to that of a small marble. The father wished something done, as he feared a developmental deformity in the bridge of the nose from the pressure

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