Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Clinical images | Microscopic (histologic) images
Cite this page: Thakral C Heterotopia. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/oralcavityheterotopia.html. Accessed June 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Gastric or intestinal epithelium in tongue and floor of mouth that may become cystic or glial and ependyma lined clefts in palate and parapharyngeal space
- 6 month old boy with heterotopic oral gastrointestinal cyst and glial choristoma with cleft palate (Afr J Paediatr Surg 2011;8:237)
- 2½ and 3 year old boys with glial heterotopia of tongue and nose (Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2011;63:407)
- Glial choristoma in oral and maxillofacial region (Arch Pathol Lab Med 2008;132:984)