Symptomatic Pineal Cysts: Clinical Manifestations and Management

  title={Symptomatic Pineal Cysts: Clinical Manifestations and Management},
  author={Geert Michielsen and Yves Benoit and Edward Jozef Baert and Françoise M. Meire and Jacques J Caemaert},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
 Between 1991 and 2000, seven patients presented with symptomatic pineal cysts at our hospital (6 females, 1 male). Average age was 22 years (range 4–33 years). Headache was present in 6 patients, who were subsequently operated on. A scotoma and a transient inferior visual field deficit were minor signs in two patients respectively. A Parinaud syndrome with vertical gaze paralysis was found in none. In one child, paroxysmal pupillary dilatations and contractions (`springing pupils… CONTINUE READING
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