Central nervous system heterotopia in association with cleft palate

Alan H. Gold, Leroy R. Sharer, Richard H. Walden

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A ease of central nervous system heterotopia, in association with a unique cleft palate defor- mity, is presented and discussed. Only two cases of such palatal lesions in association with cleft palates have been previously reported. The subject of pharyngeal and palatal central nervous system heterotopia is reviewed, and hypotheses to account for their clinical behavior are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)434-441
Number of pages8
JournalPlastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1980
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery


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