Sylvian cistern dermoid cyst presenting with dysgeusia


It is rare for a patient with a dermoid cyst (DC) to present with taste dysfunction. A 58-year-old man presented with an altered sense of taste. Magnetic resonance imaging of the brain showed a mass lesion in the right insula with compression effect. The tumour was resected and was found to be a DC. The postoperative course was uneventful, and the patient… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00701-009-0261-1


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