Massive rupture of suprasellar dermoid cyst into ventricles. Case illustration.

  title={Massive rupture of suprasellar dermoid cyst into ventricles. Case illustration.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Enrique Cohen and J. Abdinov Abdallah and Marta Garrote},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={87 6},
loss in his left eye was admitted for an episode of sudden decreased level of consciousness and partial recovery with persistent confusion. Contrast-enhanced computerized tomography (CT) scanning revealed a sellar mass lesion with hypodense material floating on ventricular cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) (Fig. 1 left). Magnetic resonance (MR) images showed a tumor in the suprasellar region with the fat/fluid level spilling into the dilated ventricles (Fig. 1 center and right). The patient underwent a… CONTINUE READING


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