Intracranial and extracranial neurogenic hamartoma

A. E. Gallo, J. D. Smith

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A case of neurogenic hamartoma involving the middle cranial fossa, nasopharynx, and left anterior cervical region and presenting at birth as an obstructive oropharyngeal mass is described. Special management included Gelfoam embolization of the vascular supply, control of airway and feeding, assessment of biological activity of the mass, and appropriate staging of the procedure with neurosurgical, head and neck surgical, and radiological support.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)517-523
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology


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