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Pineal cyst presenting with intracystic and subarachnoid haemorrhage: report of a case and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10616590     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a benign pineal cyst in a 70-year-old man who presented with hydrocephalus and apoplexy is reported. Surgical exploration revealed subarachnoid and intracystic haemorrhage. The patient also had bilateral impairment of hearing which improved after excision of the cyst. Patients with a pineal cyst with apoplexy or subarachnoid bleed reported in the literature are reviewed.
K K Mukherjee; D Banerji; R Sharma
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0268-8697     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Neurosurg     Publication Date:  1999 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-01-24     Completed Date:  2000-01-24     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  189-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Diseases / complications*,  surgery
Cysts / complications*
Hearing Loss, Bilateral / etiology*
Pineal Gland*
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / complications*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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