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    1. Evaluation of Congenital Midline Nasal Masses Camysha H. Wright, MD, Resident Matthew Ryan, MD, Faculty UTMB Dept of Otolaryngology Grand Rounds June 7, 2006

    2. Outline Embryology of the nose Dermoid cysts Glioma Encephalocele/Meningocele Evaluation of Nasal Mass Imaging Studies Surgical Intervention Conclusion

    3. Embryology The critical period in nasal development is in first twelve weeks of fetal development Abnormalities of development are believed to cause gliomas, dermoids, and encephaloceles

    4. Embryology Neural tube develops between the third and fourth week of gestation Closure of the neural tube occurs from the midline and extends cranially and caudally Neural tube then gives rise to neural crest cells