Asymptomatic and symptomatic glial cysts of the pineal gland.

@article{Taraszewska2008AsymptomaticAS,
  title={Asymptomatic and symptomatic glial cysts of the pineal gland.},
  author={Anna Małgorzata Taraszewska and Ewa Matyja and Waldemar Koszewski and Artur Zaczyński and Krzysztof Bardadin and Zbigniew Czernicki},
  journal={Folia neuropathologica},
  year={2008},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={186-95}
}
Glial cysts of the pineal gland are benign and mostly asymptomatic incidental lesions found in the brain MRI or at autopsy examinations. In rare cases pineal cysts become symptomatic and require surgical intervention. Symptomatic glial cysts may be clinically and radiologically indistinguishable from cystic neoplasms of the pineal region; therefore, histopathological diagnosis is critical for further prognosis and therapy in operated patients. In this paper we present detailed histopathological… CONTINUE READING
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