Endoscopic resection of intraventricular ependymal cyst presenting with psychosis.

@article{Pant1996EndoscopicRO,
  title={Endoscopic resection of intraventricular ependymal cyst presenting with psychosis.},
  author={B. Pant and Tohru Uozumi and Taizo Hirohata and Kazunori Arita and Kaoru Kurisu and Toshinori Nakahara and Kouki Inai},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={573-6; discussion 576-8}
}
BACKGROUND Intracranial ependymal cysts are rare lesions generally located in the cerebral parenchyma, juxtraventricular region, or subarachnoid space; but no case of a purely intraventricular ependymal cyst has been reported. CASE REPORT A case of intraventricular ependymal cyst presenting with symptoms of psychosis is reported. The patient's symptoms resolved almost completely following endoscopic resection of the cyst. The embryologic basis of the development of an ependymal cyst inside… CONTINUE READING

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