Endodermal cyst presenting as a prenatally diagnosed large intracranial cyst: Case report and review of the literature

Pin Yuan Chen, Chieh Tsai Wu, Tai Ngar Lui, Shih Ming Jung

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Endodermal cysts of the central nervous system are unusual lesions. Most reported cysts develop in the spinal canal, whereas others, which occur intracranially, are usually located in the posterior fossa. Although endodermal cysts are considered congenital, a prenatal diagnosis has not been reported. In this report the authors present an extremely rare case of a large intracranial endodermal cyst detected prenatally and treated successfully after birth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)506-508
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery
Issue number6 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes



  • Endodermal cyst
  • Pediatric neurosurgery
  • Prenatal intracranial cyst

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery
  • Neuroscience(all)

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