[Aseptic meningitis caused by the rupture of an epidermoid cyst].

  title={[Aseptic meningitis caused by the rupture of an epidermoid cyst].},
  author={Ana Pampliega-P{\'e}rez and Carlos Mart{\'i}n-Estefan{\'i}a and M Caball{\'e}-Tura and Joaqu{\'i}n Portilla-Sogorb and Maria Alvarez-Sauco},
  journal={Revista de neurologia},
  volume={37 3},
INTRODUCTION Epidermoid cysts are rare tumours. The aseptic meningitis that comes about as a result of their rupture is frequent after tumour resection, although they may occasionally occur spontaneously. CASE REPORT A 36-year-old male who had been submitted to surgery twice because of an epidermoid cyst in the cerebellopontine angle presented a month old history of clinical features consisting in high temperature, headache, a stiff neck and ataxia. After computerized tomography (CT) scans… CONTINUE READING