Excision of a brain-stem epidermoid cyst. Case report.

@article{Weaver1979ExcisionOA,
  title={Excision of a brain-stem epidermoid cyst. Case report.},
  author={E N Weaver and Richard A. Coulon},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1979},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={
          254-7
        }
}
An intra-axial epidermoid cyst of the brain stem is presented. X-ray studies revealed a mass within the brain stem; computerized tomography showed the mass to be cystic. The epidermoid cyst was successfully removed surgically. Six months after operation the patient is stable with sixth and seventh nerve palsies but resolution of right spastic hemiparesis. 

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