[A case of spontaneous rupture of a suprasellar cystic mass].

@article{Terao2001ACO,
  title={[A case of spontaneous rupture of a suprasellar cystic mass].},
  author={Tohru Terao and Satoshi Sawauchi and Takuo Hashimoto and Yuichi Miyazaki and Yuji Akiba and Toshiaki Abe},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={755-8}
}
The author reported a case of a spontaneous rupture of a suprasellar cystic tumor. A 67-year-old man complained of bitemporal homonymous hemianopsia. His visual acuity was 0.02 on the right side and 0.04 on the left side. Skull XP revealed no abnormal findings, but brain CT scan showed a cystic mass without calcification in the suprasellar region. Brain MRI at the same lesion site depicted a low-intensity mass on T1-weighted image without gadolinium enhancement, and a high-intensity mass on T2… CONTINUE READING