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Images in paediatrics
Nasal meningocele
  1. Satvinder Singh Bakshi
  1. Correspondence to Dr Satvinder Singh Bakshi, Department of ENT and Head & Neck Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pillaiyarkuppam, Pondicherry 607402, India; saty.bakshi{at}

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Clinical picture

A 2-month-old baby was referred to our hospital with a right-sided nasal mass from birth.

On examination, a pinkish, smooth, firm and fluctuant mass was seen in the right nasal cavity (figure 1). No other congenital anomaly was seen. A provisional diagnosis of meningocele was made and the diagnosis was confirmed with CT imaging. The patient was …

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