Neurosurgical management of neurenteric cysts in children.

  title={Neurosurgical management of neurenteric cysts in children.},
  author={Ibrahim H Al-Ahmed and Mohamed Boughamoura and Peter Dirks and Abhaya V Kulkarni and James T. Rutka and James M. Drake},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics},
  volume={11 5},
OBJECT Neurenteric cysts (NCs) are endothelium-lined structures of presumed endodermal origin. There have been few pediatric series of intracranial NCs reported previously. The authors present their experience in the management of these lesions. METHODS A retrospective chart review of all cases of NCs identified between 1977 and 2007 was carried out. Demographics, details of clinical presentation, surgical therapy, and outcome data were extracted. RESULTS Eleven cases were identified… CONTINUE READING


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