Heterotopic central neural tissue of the tongue

Gabriel Landini, Motoo Kitano, Atsushi Urago, Kazumasa Sugihara, Sukehide Yamashita

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A rare case is reported of a pedunculated tumor containing heterotopic central neural tissue in the tongue of a 3-month-old girl. The lesion was located near the foramen caecum and was composed of glial cells, ependymal cells, a small number of neuronal cells and a relatively thick peripheral nerve.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)334-336
JournalInternational Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1990


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