Extensive heterotopic brain tissue of the fade: A review and report of are unusual case

Rizalar R., Bernay F., Demirag F., Gurses N.

Pediatrik Cerrahi Dergisi, vol.9, no.2-3, pp.354-355, 1995 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 9 Issue: 2-3
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Journal Name: Pediatrik Cerrahi Dergisi
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.354-355
  • Keywords: Child, Ectopic brain, Heterotrophic brain, Tumor
  • Ondokuz Mayıs University Affiliated: Yes


An unusual case of heterotrophic brain tissue was confused with a malignant tumor of the face in a child. Such lesions are rare, but the diagnosis can be confirmed through frozen section examination. This has made the total excision of the mass possible in our case.