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Nasal dermoids: the significance of a midline punctum.
  1. F B MacGregor,
  2. N K Geddes
  1. Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Yorkhill, Glasgow.


    Nasal dermoids are rare and their diagnosis is often delayed until complications occur. Signs such as a midline nasal punctum may be noted at birth but the significance of this finding frequently passes unrecognised. The cases are reported of two patients which illustrate the typical presentation of these lesions and their subsequent management is discussed.

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