Rathke's Cleft Cyst:A case report Katsuzo KIYA 1 , Kiyoshi HARADA 1 , Shintaro MORI 1 , Tohru UOZUMI 1 , Hisao ITO 2 1Department of Neurosurgery, Hiroshima University School of Medicine 2First Department of Pathology, Hiroshima University School of Medicine Keyword: Rathke's cleft cyst , Sella turcica , Pituitary neoplasms pp.517-521
Published Date 1981/3/10
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1436201317
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A 17-year-old male was admitted to the Department of Neurosurgery, Hiroshima University Hospital because of an enlarged sells turcica which had been pointed by the skull x-ray examination performed for the facial contusion at the traffic accident. CT scan revealed an oval shaped area of hyperdensity in the center of the sella without any extrasellar extensions. After contrast administration this area showed almost no increased density. The patient had no neurological abnormalities except for hyposmia and left blindness due to the traffic accident. Endocrinological studies were normal.

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