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Heterotopic brain tissue: A rare cause of adult recurrent meningitis

  • H. B. Whittet (a1), S. Barker (a2), P. Anslow (a2) and S. Leighton (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022215100112617
  • Published online: 01 June 2007
Abstract
Abstract

Heterotopic brain tissue is a rare cause of symptoms in neonates in whom it may present with respiratory obstruction. In infants it may produce unilateral nasal obstruction due to a nasal ‘polyp’ or cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea with an associated risk of meningitis. It is exceedingly rare in adults but may nevertheless be a cause of significant morbidity as this case demonstrates.

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H. B. Whittet, F.R.C.S., E.N.T. Department, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE.
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