Lesions of the nasal radix in pediatric patients: diagnosis and management

R M Sweet
Southern Medical Journal 1992, 85 (2): 164-9
Lesions involving the nasal radix are not extremely uncommon in the pediatric population. Such lesions may represent inflammatory or infectious processes, neoplasia, traumatic sequelae, or developmental anomalies, but faulty embryogenesis is considered the most common cause. During my surgical experience, I have encountered nasal dermoids, nasal gliomas, and nasal encephaloceles resulting in lesions at the root of the nose. Each of these has unique features that will affect therapy.

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