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Medical Term:

nasal glioma


Definition: term for a lesion that is probably not a true neoplasm, but a teratoma consisting of glial tissue with reactive astrocytes, ganglionic neurons, and ependymal cells in small nodules at the dorsum of the nose, often with intracranial connections.

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