Heterotopic brain in the pterygopalatine fossa

James E. Kallman, Laurie A. Loevner, David M. Yousem, Ara A. Chalian, Donald C. Lanza, Li Jin, Richard E. Hayden

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Heterotopic brain outside the cranial vault is uncommon. It occurs most frequently in the nasal region, although rests elsewhere in the aerodigestive tract have been reported. We describe a case of heterotopic brain in the pterygopalatine fossa.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)176-179
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 28 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Brain, abnormalities and anomalies
  • Pterygopalatine fossa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology


Dive into the research topics of 'Heterotopic brain in the pterygopalatine fossa'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this