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Isolated spinal neurenteric cyst presenting as intramedullary calcified cystic mass on imaging studies: case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19946681     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Intramedullary neurenteric cysts (NEC) without associated malformations are extremely rare and, to our knowledge, have never been reported in association with calcification. We report a unique imaging presentation as a partially calcified mass of an isolated intramedullary neuroenteric cyst of the lower thoracic spinal cord with pathologic correlation. The literature for isolated forms of intramedullary NEC since the advent of magnetic resonance imaging is also reviewed.
Authors:
Mateo Ziu; Prasanna Vibhute; Giacomo G Vecil; James Henry
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-11-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  52     ISSN:  1432-1920     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  2010 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-25     Completed Date:  2010-03-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-23     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Calcinosis / pathology*,  radiography
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Neural Tube Defects / pathology*,  radiography
Photomicrography
Spinal Cord / abnormalities,  pathology*,  radiography
Spinal Cord Diseases / pathology*,  radiography
Thoracic Vertebrae
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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