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November 1952


AMA Arch Otolaryngol. 1952;56(5):535-555. doi:10.1001/archotol.1952.00710020559010

TUMORS OF THE NOSE AND PARANASAL SINUSES  HILL1 REPORTS a case of the extranasal type of congenital glioma of the nose and discusses the differences between this type and the intranasal and mixed types. He states that it is of practical importance to differentiate glioma from encephalocele of the nose, because an encephalocele may contain channels for cere-brospinal fluid and because death from meningitis has resulted after removal of a gliomatous encephalocele. Miller and Neidhardt2 also report a case of extranasal glioma. Cuthbert3 adds three cases of intranasal glioma, one of which is probably a case of glioma of both the intranasal and the extranasal type.Miller and Moore4 state that nasoalveolar cysts constitute a condition of which rhinologists should be more cognizant. These cysts are always found at the attachment of the alae of the nares. As the cysts increase in size, they encroach on