Rathke's Cleft Cyst:Report of two cases Masaaki YAMAMOTO 1 , Eiichi TAKARA 1 , Hirohisa IMANAGA 1 , Minoru JIMBO 1 , Osami KUBO 2 1Department of Neurosurgery, Ogu Hospital, Tokyo Women's Medical College 2Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute, Tokyo Women's Medical College Keyword: Rathke’s cleft cyst , Aneurysm pp.609-616
Published Date 1984/4/10
DOI https://doi.org/10.11477/mf.1436201844
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Two cases of Rathke's cleft cysts were reported. Case 1. A 57-year-old man was admitted to ourhospital on Sep. 29th. 1982, complaining of visualfield defect. Visual acuity was 0.7 in the left eye and0.1 in the right eye. Visual field examination revealedupper temporal quadrantanopsia on the left side andincomplete temporal hemianopia on the right side.He was neurologically free otherwise. Endocrino-logical study disclosed general hypopituitarism exceptfor elevated serum prolactin level. CT scan showeda high density mass in the enlarged sellar cavity ex-tending to suprasellar area. Right frontal craniotomywas performed on Oct.

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