central nervous system cysts

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Summary: Congenital or acquired cysts of the brain, spinal cord, or meninges which may remain stable in size or undergo progressive enlargement.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma, and Rathke cleft cyst involving both intrasellar and suprasellar regions: differentiation using MRI
    S H Choi
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republicof Korea
    Clin Radiol 62:453-62. 2007
  2. ncbi Ependymal cyst with hemorrhage in the cerebellopontine angle
    Nam Chong Ho
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tungs Taichung Metroharbor Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Clin Neurosci 16:127-9. 2009
  3. ncbi A partially ossified solid and cystic Rathke cleft cyst
    Yoshikazu Ogawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kohnan Hospital, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    J Neurosurg 112:1324-6. 2010
  4. ncbi Localization and functional analyses of the MLC1 protein involved in megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts
    Oscar Teijido
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Josep Samitier 1 5 Barcelona E 08028, Spain
    Hum Mol Genet 13:2581-94. 2004
  5. ncbi Rathke cleft cyst intracystic nodule: a characteristic magnetic resonance imaging finding
    Mandy J Binning
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:837-40. 2005
  6. ncbi Advances in the endoscopic management of suprasellar arachnoid cysts in children
    Jeremy C Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery and Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:418-26. 2004
  7. ncbi Treatment of suprasellar cysts and patient outcome
    Darach William Crimmins
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Neurosurg 105:107-14. 2006
  8. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of suprasellar arachnoid cyst and postnatal endoscopic treatment
    A Golash
    Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Alder Hey, Eaton Road, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
    Childs Nerv Syst 17:739-42. 2001
  9. ncbi Intra- and suprasellar colloid cysts
    P Nomikos
    Neurochirurgische Klinik, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    Pituitary 2:123-6. 1999
  10. ncbi Collision lesions of the sella: co-existence of craniopharyngioma with gonadotroph adenoma and of Rathke's cleft cyst with corticotroph adenoma
    N Karavitaki
    Department of Endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Pituitary 11:317-23. 2008

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  1. ncbi Pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma, and Rathke cleft cyst involving both intrasellar and suprasellar regions: differentiation using MRI
    S H Choi
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republicof Korea
    Clin Radiol 62:453-62. 2007
    ..To determine the differential magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of pituitary adenoma, craniopharyngioma, and Rathke cleft cyst involving both intrasellar and suprasellar regions...
  2. ncbi Ependymal cyst with hemorrhage in the cerebellopontine angle
    Nam Chong Ho
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tungs Taichung Metroharbor Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    J Clin Neurosci 16:127-9. 2009
    ..We review the clinical manifestation, pathogenesis, and management of these cysts...
  3. ncbi A partially ossified solid and cystic Rathke cleft cyst
    Yoshikazu Ogawa
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kohnan Hospital, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
    J Neurosurg 112:1324-6. 2010
    ..An ossified Rathke cleft cyst is extremely rare, and a solid Rathke cleft cyst has not before been reported. This case illustrates the extremely long and complex nature of this disease...
  4. ncbi Localization and functional analyses of the MLC1 protein involved in megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts
    Oscar Teijido
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Josep Samitier 1 5 Barcelona E 08028, Spain
    Hum Mol Genet 13:2581-94. 2004
    ..In summary, this study provides an explanation as to why mutations in MLC1 provoke the disease and points to a possible therapy for some patients...
  5. ncbi Rathke cleft cyst intracystic nodule: a characteristic magnetic resonance imaging finding
    Mandy J Binning
    Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    J Neurosurg 103:837-40. 2005
    ..Intracystic nodules associated with individual RCCs have been noted, but to date their significance has not been fully explored...
  6. ncbi Advances in the endoscopic management of suprasellar arachnoid cysts in children
    Jeremy C Wang
    Department of Neurological Surgery and Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:418-26. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi Treatment of suprasellar cysts and patient outcome
    Darach William Crimmins
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Hopital Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    J Neurosurg 105:107-14. 2006
    ..The authors sought to determine the natural history of and optimal treatment for suprasellar cysts (SSCs)...
  8. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of suprasellar arachnoid cyst and postnatal endoscopic treatment
    A Golash
    Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Alder Hey, Eaton Road, Liverpool L12 2AP, UK
    Childs Nerv Syst 17:739-42. 2001
    ..In this case accurate diagnosis and detailed assessment led to objective counselling and helped to optimise neonatal management...
  9. ncbi Intra- and suprasellar colloid cysts
    P Nomikos
    Neurochirurgische Klinik, University of Erlangen Nurnberg, Germany
    Pituitary 2:123-6. 1999
    ..The differential diagnosis is often unclear preoperatively, but a non-enhancing mass on MRI between anterior and posterior lobe may suggest the presence of an intra- and suprasellar colloid cyst...
  10. ncbi Collision lesions of the sella: co-existence of craniopharyngioma with gonadotroph adenoma and of Rathke's cleft cyst with corticotroph adenoma
    N Karavitaki
    Department of Endocrinology, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Pituitary 11:317-23. 2008
    ..Clinicopathologic correlation and a review of the literature are undertaken...
  11. ncbi Pituitary adenoma and concomitant Rathke's cleft cyst
    S J Noh
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:1223-8. 2007
    ..When a non-enhancing cyst-like structure is demonstrated on imaging in a patient with a pituitary adenoma, the possibility of a coexisting Rathke's cleft cyst should be considered...
  12. ncbi Megalencephalic leukoencephalopathy with subcortical cysts: an update and extended mutation analysis of MLC1
    P K Ilja Boor
    Department of Pediatrics Child Neurology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Mutat 27:505-12. 2006
    ..Therefore, we suggest extended mutation analysis for the MLC1 gene, if no mutations are found during standard analysis...
  13. ncbi Clinicopathological study of Rathke's cleft cysts
    H Ikeda
    Division of Neurosurgery, Tohoku Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
    Clin Neuropathol 21:82-91. 2002
    ....
  14. ncbi Concomitant pituitary adenoma and Rathke's cleft cyst
    M Sumida
    Department of Neurosurgery, Hiroshima General Hospital, Japan
    Neuroradiology 43:755-9. 2001
    ..When a non-enhancing cyst-like structure is demonstrated in a patient with pituitary adenoma, the possibility of a coexisting Rathke's cleft cyst should be considered...
  15. ncbi Imaging characteristics of common suprasellar lesions with emphasis on MRI findings
    V J Rao
    Department of Neuroradiology, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Clin Radiol 63:939-47. 2008
    ..In this article, we review imaging features of common suprasellar lesions with emphasis on MRI features...
  16. ncbi Application of neuroendoscopy to intraventricular lesions
    Paolo Cappabianca
    Department of Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Neurosurgery 62:575-97; discussion 597-8. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi Granulomatous hypophysistis associated with rathke's cleft cyst: a case report
    M Murakami
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical University, Hachioji Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:169-72. 2008
    ..The value of surgical intervention in the management of hypophysitis remains controversial...
  18. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of colloid cysts of the third ventricle: long-term results in a series of 6 consecutive cases
    F Acerbi
    Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Milan, Fondazione IRCCS, Ospedale Maggiore, Policlinico Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, Milan, Italy
    J Neurosurg Sci 51:53-60. 2007
    ..We decided to treat colloid cysts with endoscopic approach since 1999. In this paper we present our results in 6 consecutive cases admitted at our institution from 1999 to 2004...
  19. ncbi Craniopharyngioma and Cushing disease: case report
    Adrian Caceres
    Neurosurgery Division, Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:318-21. 2005
    ..The neurosurgical implications of CD along with a possible mechanism for this patient's presentation are discussed in detail on the basis of the pertinent literature...
  20. ncbi Unusually widened perivascular spaces in the cerebral hemisphere: the importance of MRI for diagnosis of a benign clinical entity
    N Saeki
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan
    Br J Neurosurg 17:576-7. 2003
  21. ncbi Dandy Walker
    Olivier Klein
    J Neurosurg 102:353; author reply 353-4. 2005
  22. ncbi Congenital cavernous angioma exhibits a progressive decrease in size after birth
    Shigeto Hayashi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, 7 5 1 Kusunoki cho, 650 0017, Chuo Ku, Kobe, Japan
    Childs Nerv Syst 20:199-203. 2004
    ..There was no evidence of hemorrhage in the angioma on serial CT scans. The histopathology revealed thrombosis of cavernous vessels with hyaloid changes in the angioma...
  23. ncbi Application of three-tesla magnetic resonance imaging for diagnosis and surgery of sellar lesions
    Stefan Wolfsberger
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
    J Neurosurg 100:278-86. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the value of high-field magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for diagnosis and surgery of sellar lesions...
  24. ncbi Astrocytoma in bilateral striopallidodentate calcinosis
    Hideto Yoshikawa
    Pediatr Neurol 30:301. 2004
  25. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of in utero diagnosed suprasellar arachnoid cyst and development of salt wasting
    U Isik
    Acibadem Institute of Neurological Sciences, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:243-6. 2007
    ..The patient developed hyponatremia as a result of cerebral salt wasting after the operation...
  26. ncbi The role of the endoscope in the transsphenoidal management of cystic lesions of the sellar region
    Luigi M Cavallo
    Department of Neurological Sciences, Division of Neurosurgery, Universita degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini, 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Neurosurg Rev 31:55-64; discussion 64. 2008
    ..Its routine use during transsphenoidal surgery for such lesions is recommended to achieve maximal and safe tumor removal...
  27. ncbi Dilatation of Virchow-Robin perivascular spaces: report of 3 cases with different localizations
    B Caner
    Department of Neurosurgery, Uludag University School of Medicine, Gorukle, Turkey
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 51:11-4. 2008
    ..We report on three different cases with Virchow-Robin spaces, including one with extreme widening causing hydrocephalus. In one patient we have performed neuroendoscopic cyst fenestration to resolve the problem...
  28. ncbi Multiple cystic cavernous angiomas associated with hemorrhage
    K Yagi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Taoka Hospital, Tokushima, Japan
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:201-3; discussion 203. 2005
    ..Craniotomy was performed and one of the lesions was resected. The histological diagnosis was cavernous angioma. The first report of multiple cystic cavernous angiomas is reported...
  29. ncbi Anterior transcallosal approach to the colloid cysts of the third ventricle: case series and review of the literature
    M N Pamir
    Marmara University Department of Neurosurgery, Marmara University Neurological Sciences Institute, Istanbul, Turkey
    Zentralbl Neurochir 65:108-15; discussion 116. 2004
    ..To evaluate the results of the anterior transcallosal approach to the colloid cysts of the third ventricle...
  30. ncbi [Etiologic and therapeutic aspects of acquired central diabetes insipidus]
    K Khiari
    Service d endocrinologie et de médecine interne, Hopital Charles Nicolle, Boulevard 9 avril, 1006 Tunis, Tunisie
    Ann Endocrinol (Paris) 65:213-20. 2004
    ..The exploration of the hypothalamo-pituitary region using MRI showed different anatomic lesions in patients with CDI. It is very difficult to determine definitive diagnosis before surgery in the cases of cystic lesions...
  31. ncbi Management of pituitary incidentalomas: according to a survey of pituitary incidentalomas in Japan
    Ken Ichi Oyama
    Department of Neurosurgery, Nippon Medical School, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo, Japan
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 26:47-50. 2005
    ..Especially asymptomatic cystic masses (including Rathke's cleft cysts) could be followed up without surgical intervention because they tend to stay the same size or sometimes be cured spontaneously...
  32. ncbi The endoscopic endonasal transsphenoidal approach to the suprasellar cistern
    Theodore H Schwartz
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 54:226-35. 2007
  33. ncbi Epidermoid cyst of the cavum septum pellucidum
    K Bikmaz
    Ministry of Health Okmeydani Education and Research Hospital, Neurosurgery Clinic, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 149:1271-2; discussion 1272. 2007
  34. ncbi Intraventricular cryptococcal cysts masquerading as racemose neurocysticercosis
    Marlon Mathews
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868
    Surg Neurol 67:647-9. 2007
    ..We report a case in which intraventricular cryptococcal cysts clinically and radiologically simulated the racemose form of neurocysticercosis...
  35. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal removal of an intra-suprasellar Rathke's cleft cyst: case report and surgical considerations
    A Alfieri
    Department of Neurosurgery, A Manzoni Hospital of Lecco, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 45:47-51. 2002
    ..Thus, the endoscopic endonasal approach can be considered the favourite technique in case of either intra- and/or suprasellar Rathke's cleft cysts...
  36. ncbi Endoscopic treatment of suprasellar and third ventricle-related arachnoid cysts
    R W Kirollos
    Department of Neurosurgery, Royal Liverpool Children's Hospital and Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Lower Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool L9 7LJ, UK
    Childs Nerv Syst 17:713-8. 2001
    ..No further treatment to the cyst was required during the period of follow-up. CONCLUSION: Third ventricle-related arachnoid cysts can be satisfactorily and safely treated by endoscopy. This approach leaves the patient shunt independent...
  37. ncbi Characteristics of Rathke's cleft cyst in MR imaging
    Jun Ya Tominaga
    Division of Diagnostic Radiology, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
    Magn Reson Med Sci 2:1-8. 2003
    ..Symptoms, macroscopic appearances and microscopic findings of Rathke's cleft cysts with magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  38. ncbi Degenerative intraspinal cyst of the cervical spine: case report and literature review
    Yasuko Shima
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Nagahama City Hospital, Shiga, Japan
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E18-22. 2002
    ..A case report and a literature review are presented...
  39. ncbi Neuroendoscopic management of symptomatic septum pellucidum cysts
    Hui Meng
    Department of Neurosurgery, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Shapingba, Chongqing, China
    Neurosurgery 59:278-83; discussion 278-83. 2006
    ..The approaches and techniques used in the management of these cysts and the endoscopic surgical indications are discussed...
  40. ncbi [A case of spontaneous rupture of a suprasellar cystic mass]
    T Terao
    Department of Neurosurgery, Jikei University School of Medicine, Kashiwa Hospital, 163-1 Kashiwashita, Kashiwa-city, Chiba 277-8567, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 29:755-8. 2001
    ..It was considered that in this case, according to the neurological, radiological and CSF findings, the suprasellar cystic mass might be a Rathke's cleft cyst or arachnoid cyst...
  41. ncbi Large cystic cavernous angioma of the cerebellum mimicking pilocytic astrocytoma
    Sung Chul Lim
    Department of Pathology, Chosun University College of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea
    J Neurooncol 79:169-70. 2006
    ..Cavernous angiomas, accompanied by a large cyst, are very rare. We present a case of a cavernous angioma with the unusual MRI findings of a large cyst and a small mural nodule...
  42. ncbi Rathke's cleft cyst presenting as sphenoid sinusitis
    R Nader
    Department of Neurosurgery, SMBD-Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, 3755 Cote Ste-Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1E2
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:174-9. 2001
    ..Nevertheless, the otolaryngologist should be aware of this condition because it may present with other significant symptomatic extracranial extensions...
  43. ncbi Tectal plate cyst in adults
    V Kumar
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:805-8; discussion 808. 2006
    ..To the best of our knowledge, similar lesions at this site have not been reported in adults. The differential diagnosis with arachnoid cysts of the quadrigeminal CSF cistern is discussed...
  44. ncbi Multicystic tumor in the fourth ventricle: consider neurocysticercosis
    Clarissa U Prazeres da Costa
    J Neurol 253:1092-3. 2006
  45. ncbi Symptomatic Rathke's cleft cysts: a radiological, surgical and pathological review
    Domenico Billeci
    Neurosurgical Department, Regional Hospital, Treviso, Italy
    Pituitary 7:131-7. 2004
    ....
  46. ncbi [Intracerebral tumors in adulthood. 2: Extra-axial tumors]
    I Q Grunwald
    Abteilung fur Neuroradiologie, Radiologische Universitatsklinik, Homburg, Saar, Germany
    Radiologe 42:840-55. 2002
  47. ncbi The extended direct endonasal transsphenoidal approach for nonadenomatous suprasellar tumors
    Joshua R Dusick
    Divisions of Neurosurgery and Endocrinology, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:832-41. 2005
    ..The authors present their experiences in using the direct endonasal approach in patients with nonadenomatous suprasellar tumors...
  48. ncbi Giant cyst of the cavum septi pellucidi, cavum Vergae and veli interpositi
    P Donati
    Pediatric Neurosurgical Center, Children s Hospital A Meyer, Florence, Italy
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 46:177-81. 2003
    ..The authors conclude that endoscopic ventricular fenestration may represent the treatment of choice for this pathology...
  49. ncbi Nuclear beta-catenin accumulation as reliable marker for the differentiation between cystic craniopharyngiomas and rathke cleft cysts: a clinico-pathologic approach
    Bernd M Hofmann
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Am J Surg Pathol 30:1595-603. 2006
    ..The data are compatible with distinct pathogenic pathways associated with these related histopathologic entities...
  50. ncbi Olfactory colloid cyst
    George A Alexiou
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 109:902-4. 2007
    ..Colloid cysts should be included in the differential diagnosis of lesions in the anterior fossa and although benign they may have an aggressive presentation by eroding the dura and producing CSF leak...
  51. ncbi Giant suprasellar arachnoid cyst. A case with severe brain stem compression: an incidental finding in a head trauma
    Guillermo Monsalve
    Department of Neurosurgery, Universidad Militar Nueva Granada, Hospital Militar Central, Bogota, Colombia
    Pediatr Neurosurg 43:174-6. 2007
  52. ncbi Unusual intraventricular herniation of the suprasellar arachnoid cyst and its successful endoscopic management
    G Melikian
    Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute, Moscow, Russia
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 46:113-6. 2003
    ..Probable mechanisms of such unusual cyst formation and general management strategies in patients with obstructive hydrocephalus are discussed...
  53. ncbi Synchronous endoscopy and microsurgery: a novel strategy to approach complex ventricular lesions. Report of three cases
    Pankaj A Gore
    Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute, St Joseph s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85013, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:485-9. 2006
    ..Endoscopic and microsurgical approaches can be used concurrently to treat multicompartment ventricular and/or cisternal lesions with good results. The probable advantages of this method are more complete resection and improved safety...
  54. ncbi [Rathke's cleft cyst]
    Osami Kubo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Women s Medical University
    Nihon Rinsho . 2006
  55. ncbi Pituitary cysts in childhood evaluated by MR imaging
    Jun ichi Takanashi
    Department of Pediatrics, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:2144-7. 2005
    ..They are generally considered to be rarer in children than in adults; however, no good data exist to substantiate this opinion. We reviewed MR imaging studies to evaluate the frequency and imaging features of pituitary cysts in children...
  56. ncbi Pathogenesis and diagnostic pitfalls of ventricular diverticula: case report and review of the literature
    Denis Jabaudon
    Department of Neurology, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurosurgery 52:209-12; discussion 212. 2003
    ..In this report, we discuss the pathogenesis and differential diagnosis of ventricular diverticula on the basis of a case illustration...
  57. ncbi Inflammatory hypophysitis - the spectrum of disease
    D E H Flanagan
    Department of Endocrinology, Southampton University Hospitals, Southampton, UK
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 144:47-56. 2002
    ..The condition is often divided into lymphocytic and granulomatous hypophysitis and it has been suggested that these two conditions represent the ends of a spectrum of disease...
  58. ncbi Recurrent fever of unknown origin, coma, and meningismus due to a leaking craniopharyngioma
    D W Krueger
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle 98155
    Am J Med 84:543-5. 1988
    ..A handful of case reports exist about leaking central nervous system cysts, but their presentation tended to be different: increased protein, lymphocytosis, and positive cranial ..
  59. ncbi Markedly improved glycemic control and enhanced insulin sensitivity in a patient with type 2 diabetes complicated by a suprasellar tumor treated with pioglitazone and metformin
    Naoya Igaki
    Department of Internal Medicine, Takasago Municipal Hospital, Japan
    Intern Med 44:832-7. 2005
    ..Additionally, metformin treatment showed marked anorectic effects on the hyperphagia. This case has important implications for the pathogenesis and management of diabetes in patients with hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis deficiencies...
  60. ncbi Cavum septum pellucidum cyst in children: a case-based update
    Alin Borha
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Caen, University of Lower Normandy, Avenue Cote de Nacre, Caen, France
    Childs Nerv Syst 28:813-9. 2012
    ..The main difficulty is to establish a correlation between symptoms and the cyst. When indicated, the treatment is essentially surgical, and the ideal operative technique is also a matter of debate...
  61. ncbi [MRI in the diagnosis of Rathke's cleft cyst]
    N Mnif
    Service de Radiologie, Hopital Charles Nicolle, Tunis, Tunisie
    J Radiol 84:699-704. 2003
    ..The aim of this work was to assess the value of MRI in the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of Rathke's cleft cyst based on a retrospective review of 12 cases and a review of the literature...
  62. ncbi Pituitary apoplexy presenting atypical time course of ophthalmic symptoms
    Rei Enatsu
    Department of Neurosurgery, Shinko Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 227:59-61. 2012
    ..It should be noted that pituitary apoplexy could be misdiagnosed as cerebral aneurysm or Rathke's cleft cyst...
  63. ncbi Benign pineal cysts in children with bilateral retinoblastoma: a new variant of trilateral retinoblastoma?
    Maja Beck Popovic
    Pediatric Hematology Oncology Unit, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 46:755-61. 2006
    ..Patients with hereditary retinoblastoma (Rb) develop in 4%-8% a malignant midline tumor called trilateral Rb (TRb). We report in this study on benign pineal cysts observed in patients investigated for TRb...
  64. ncbi Early surgical management of antenatal diagnosed cystic lesions of the foramen of Monro causing monoventricular hydrocephalus
    Sébastien Freppel
    Neurosurgery Department and Unit of Paediatric Neurosurgery, Nancy University Hospital, 29 Avenue du Marechal de Lattre de Tassigny, 54035 Nancy Cedex, France
    Childs Nerv Syst 25:1131-5. 2009
    ..Previously, this type of hydrocephalus was often treated with internal shunting. The advent of neuroendoscopy has changed the surgical management of this pathology...
  65. ncbi Cortical resection with electrocorticography for intractable porencephaly-related partial epilepsy
    Koji Iida
    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Epilepsia 46:76-83. 2005
    ..We evaluated the results of cortical resection of epileptogenic tissue for treatment of intractable porencephaly-related epilepsy...
  66. ncbi Hypophysitis associated with a ruptured Rathke's cleft cyst in a woman, during pregnancy
    E Sonnet
    Service of Endocrinology, CHU Brest, 29609 Brest, France
    J Endocrinol Invest 29:353-7. 2006
    ..The end of the pregnancy was marked by consequences of an increased volume of the RCC. To our knowledge, this case is the first described during pregnancy...
  67. ncbi Intramedullary neurenteric cysts of the spine. Report of three cases
    Michele Rotondo
    Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Sciences, Second Medical School of Naples, Italy
    J Neurosurg Spine 2:372-6. 2005
    ..These lesions appear notable for location, clinical presentation, intraoperative findings, and imaging features...
  68. ncbi [Surgical treatment for Rathke cleft cysts]
    Grzegorz Zielinski
    Klinika Neurochirurgii Wojskowy Instytut Medyczny, Warszawa
    Przegl Lek 62:779-84. 2005
    ..Histological examination confirmed Rathke cleft cyst. There were no serious complications in our group. Follow-up examination comprises periodic endocrinological and radiological investigations...
  69. ncbi Intradural intraneural hemorrhagic cyst resulting in progressive cauda equina syndrome after anticoagulation therapy
    Po Chuan Hsieh
    From the Departments of Neurosurgery and Pathology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University and Medical College, Tao Yuan, Taiwan, ROC
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E1288-90. 2013
    ..Case report...
  70. ncbi Rathke cleft cysts in pediatric patients: presentation, surgical management, and postoperative outcomes
    Arman Jahangiri
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 31:E3. 2011
    ..They are generally asymptomatic but sometimes require surgical treatment through a transsphenoidal corridor. The purpose of this study was to compare adult versus pediatric cases of RCC...
  71. ncbi Cerebellopontine angle endodermal cyst presenting with hemifacial spasm
    Prasanna Karki
    Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Kagoshima University, 8 35 1 Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima 890 8544, Japan
    Brain Tumor Pathol 28:371-4. 2011
    ..Postoperatively, the patient was free of facial spasm...
  72. ncbi Spontaneously ruptured intraspinal epidermoid cyst causing chemical meningitis
    Mircea C Dobre
    Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, 0453 G JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, United States
    J Clin Neurosci 19:587-9. 2012
    ..We report a 53-year-old woman with a rare ruptured lumbar intraspinal epidermoid cyst causing chemical meningitis evaluated with MRI (including diffusion-weighted imaging), with histopathologic correlation...
  73. ncbi Congenital accessory palpebral aperture--an addition to the spectrum of Delleman syndrome
    Aditi Manudhane
    Department of Ophthalmology, Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    Ophthalmic Genet 34:109-11. 2013
    ..We herein describe a case of an 8-month-old male child with features suggestive of Delleman syndrome along with a rare congenital lid anomaly - an accessory palpebral aperture, not reported so far to the best of our knowledge...
  74. ncbi Role of the constructive interference in steady-state sequence in the classification of sacral meningeal cysts
    O Kitis
    Department of Radiology, Ege University Hospital, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Acta Radiol 45:204-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the role of the CISS (constructive interference in steady state) sequence in sacral meningeal cysts...
  75. ncbi Endoscopic cyst fenestration in the treatment of uniloculated hydrocephalus in children
    Nasser M F El-Ghandour
    Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 11:402-9. 2013
    ..Definitive treatment is surgical, yet the approach remains controversial. This study evaluates the role of endoscopic cyst fenestration (ECF) in the management of this disease...
  76. ncbi Intraventricular textiloma with granuloma formation following third ventricle colloid cyst resection - a case report
    S Lavrnic
    Clinical Center of Serbia, MR Center, Belgrade, Serbia
    Cent Eur Neurosurg 70:86-8. 2009
    ..We report the neuroimaging evaluation, including computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and spectroscopy (H1-MRS), in a case of textiloma developing after the treatment of a third ventricle colloid cyst...
  77. ncbi Endoscopic endonasal resection of symptomatic Rathke cleft cysts
    Tao Xie
    Department of Neurosurgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, 180 Fenglin Road, Shanghai 200032, China
    J Clin Neurosci 18:760-2. 2011
    ..We concluded that the EEA is safe and effective in the treatment of symptomatic RCC. Fenestration and aspiration of the cysts with partial excision of the cyst wall is usually sufficient...
  78. ncbi Intracranial ganglioglioma: clinicopathological and MRI findings in 16 patients
    D Zhang
    Department of Radiology, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400037, PR China
    Clin Radiol 63:80-91. 2008
    ..To record the clinical findings and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) characteristics of intracranial gangliogliomas in 16 patients...
  79. ncbi Endoscopic resection of colloid cysts: indications, technique, and results during a 13-year period
    N B Levine
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, and Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical, Ohio 45267 0515, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 50:313-7. 2007
    ..In this retrospective review, we report our long-term follow-up during a 13-year period in 35 patients who underwent endoscopic resection of colloid cysts...
  80. ncbi Rathke's cleft cyst with short-term size changes in response to glucocorticoid replacement
    Hiroshi Maruyama
    Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nephrology, Kochi Medical School, Kochi University, Kohasu, Nankoku, Japan
    Endocr J 55:425-8. 2008
    ..The present case suggests that the inflammatory nature of Rathke's cleft cyst may explain the observed short-term size changes in response to glucocorticoid administration...
  81. ncbi [Intraparenchymal neuroepithelial cysts--imaging findings in four clinical cases]
    Sofia Reimão
    Serviço de Imagiologia Neurológica, Hospital de Santa Maria, Lisboa, Portugal
    Acta Med Port 19:509-12. 2006
    ..We report CT and MRI imaging findings of four intraparenchymal neuroepithelial cysts, two of which have histological confirmation of the diagnosis...
  82. ncbi Exosomes are an effective vaccine against congenital toxoplasmosis in mice
    Celine Beauvillain
    Universite Francois Rabelais de Tours, INRA, 31, Avenue Monge, 37200 Tours, France
    Vaccine 27:1750-7. 2009
    ..gondii infection in a congenital model. They are therefore a potentially useful tool for vaccination against infectious disease...
  83. ncbi Multiple cysts of the corpus callosum and psychomotor delay in a patient with a 3.1 Mb 15q24.1q24.2 interstitial deletion identified by array-CGH
    Alice Masurel-Paulet
    Centre de Génétique et Centre de Référence Maladies Rares Anomalies du développement et Syndromes Malformatifs, Hôpital d Enfants, Dijon, France
    Am J Med Genet A 149:1504-10. 2009
    ..We suggest that a chromosomal rearrangement should be ruled out when such corpus callosum lesions are identified...
  84. ncbi Operative intervention for delayed symptomatic radionecrotic masses developing following stereotactic radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations--case analysis and literature review
    Mansoor Foroughi
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Wales Cardiff, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 152:803-15. 2010
    ....
  85. ncbi Sturge-Weber syndrome associated with arteriovenous malformation in a patient presenting with progressive brain edema and cyst formation
    Kazuhiko Nishino
    Department of Neurosurgery, Brain Research Institute, University of Niigata, Japan
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:529-34. 2010
    ..The formation of the cyst probably resulted from the blood vessel hyperpermeability that is inherent to SWS...
  86. ncbi Infected Rathke cleft cysts: distinguishing factors and factors predicting recurrence
    Matthew C Tate
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:762-9; discussion 769. 2010
    ..Rathke cleft cysts (RCCs) are benign sellar lesions that are generally asymptomatic but sometimes warrant transsphenoidal drainage. Small case reports have described infected RCCs, but this phenomenon remains uncharacterized...
  87. ncbi Spontaneous resolution of a cyst of the septum pellucidum
    Yuan Hong
    Department of Neurosurgery, 2nd Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    Am J Med Sci 342:333-5. 2011
    ..A conservative approach with close follow-up with computerized tomography or magnetic resonance imaging is strongly recommended unless the cyst causes obvious hydrocephalus or progressive neurological deterioration...
  88. ncbi Challenging reconstructive techniques for skull base defect following endoscopic endonasal approaches
    Doo Sik Kong
    Department of Neurosurgery, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:807-13. 2011
    ..We assessed the outcomes of various reconstructive methods for skull base defect after endoscopic endonasal approaches (EEA) depending on the degree of intraoperative cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks...
  89. pmc Ectopic salivary gland tissue in a Rathke's cleft cyst
    Valentina Ranucci
    Department of Anatomic Pathology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Int J Clin Exp Pathol 6:1437-40. 2013
    ..The present report focuses on the possible pitfalls when dealing with unusual sellar lesions, and the need of increased awareness of this rare condition. ..
  90. ncbi Cystic leukoencephalopathy without megalencephaly: a distinct disease entity in 15 children
    M Henneke
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology, University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Neurology 64:1411-6. 2005
    ..To describe a distinctive syndrome of nonprogressive encephalopathy, normo- or microcephaly, and early onset of severe psychomotor impairment in 15 white patients, including two siblings and two first cousins...
  91. ncbi Repair of intractable cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea with mucosal flaps and recombinant human basic fibroblast growth factor: technical case report
    Shigeki Kubo
    Department of Neurosurgery, Tominaga Hospital, Osaka, Japan
    Neurosurgery 56:E627; discussion E627. 2005
    ....
  92. ncbi Indian Agarwal megalencephalic leukodystrophy with cysts is caused by a common MLC1 mutation
    Jakob Valk
    Neurology 63:2197; author reply 2197. 2004
  93. ncbi Tension pneumoventricle after placement of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt: a novel treatment strategy. Case report
    Richard G Perrin
    Division of Neurosurgery, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Neurosurg 102:386-8. 2005
    ..The authors propose a rational treatment for this condition, which, as far as they know, has not previously been described. They also discuss potential mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of pneumoventricle...
  94. ncbi Hyperprolactinaemia associated with a complex cystic pituitary mass: medical versus surgical therapy
    W J Inder
    Department of Endocrinology, Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, New Zealand
    Intern Med J 34:573-6. 2004
    ..We suggest primary surgical management of large cystic pituitary lesions with associated hyperprolactinaemia, particularly when there is hyperintensity on T2-weighted imaging...
  95. ncbi Rathke cleft cyst of the sphenoid bone and nasopharynx. Case illustration
    Karim Ben Hamouda
    Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Neurology, Tunis, Tunisia
    J Neurosurg 103:1095. 2005
  96. ncbi [Tumors(4), Pathology of tumours of the peripheral nerves, pituitary gland and benign epithelial cysts. No. 12 in series of articles: basic knowledge of neuropathology for neurosurgeons]
    Nobuaki Funata
    Department of Pathology, Tokyo Metropolitan Komagome Hospital, 3 18 22 Honkomagome, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 0021, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 31:683-90. 2003
  97. ncbi Cysts in the rat adenohypophysis: incidence and histology
    A Quintanar-Stephano
    Departamento de Fisiologia y Farmacologia, Centro de Ciencias Basicas, Universidad Autonoma de Aguascalientes, Av Universidad 940, Aguascalientes, Ags CP 20100 México
    Endocr Pathol 12:63-71. 2001
    ....
  98. ncbi Cryptic cerebellopontine angle neuroglial cyst presenting with hemifacial spasm
    E F Shenouda
    Department of Neurosurgery, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 147:787-9; discussion 789. 2005
    ..The cyst wall was partially excised revealing the region of the neurovascular conflict. MVD of the facial nerve was performed with immediate postoperative complete resolution of the patient's symptoms...
  99. ncbi Intraparenchymal pericatheter cyst. A rare complication of ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus
    J Iqbal
    Department of Neurosciences, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Br J Neurosurg 14:255-8. 2000
    ..Early recognition and treatment of pericatheter cyst in the presence of distal shunt obstruction can lead to complete resolution of symptoms and signs...
  100. ncbi [A case of Rathke's cleft cyst in association with bilateral unruptured aneurysms of internal carotid artery]
    Takayuki Amano
    Department of Neurosurgery, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, 1 1 1 Minamikogushi, Ube, Yamaguchi 755 8505, Japan
    No Shinkei Geka 32:49-54. 2004
    ..The histological diagnosis of the mass was Rathke's cleft cyst. A precise pre-operative understanding of the anatomical structure and a careful operative procedure are important for the treatment of these complex lesions...
  101. ncbi [SUNCT-type headache and Rathke's cleft cyst: a controversial relation]
    F Ortega-Valin
    Complejo Asistencial de Avila, Avila, Espana
    Rev Neurol 50:84-8. 2010
    ..SUNCT is a primary headache, although in a small percentage of cases it is associated with intracranial lesions, generally in the pituitary area or in the posterior fossa...

Research Grants6

  1. BENEFITS OF TESTOSTERONE ON STRENGTH IN ELDERLY MEN
    Laurence Katznelson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The goal of these studies will be to determine the efficacy and safety of testosterone administration and, additionally, a home-based exercise program on muscle function in older men with relative testosterone insufficiency. ..
  2. A HEMODYNAMIC MODEL OF INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE DYNAMICS
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An improved understanding of these disorders will offer new and better treatment modalities for millions of affected patients. ..
  3. Adrenal Insufficiency after Moderate&Severe Head Injury
    Pejman Cohan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  4. In Vivo Imaging of Post-Traumatic Cerebral Amyloid Deposition
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. FETAL NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT & POSTNATAL CONTINUITY
    JANET DI PIETRO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. In Vivo CSF Shunt Hydrodynamics in Hydrocephalus
    Marvin Bergsneider; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Documenting definitive evidence of the tuned-dynamic absorber model could have fundamental implications to all ICP disorders. ..