Neurenteric cyst of the ventral cervicomedullary region

G. Lakshmi Prasad, Sachin Anil Borkar, Kiran Chikkanahalli Subbarao, Mehar Chand Sharma, Ashok Kumar Mahapatra

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Abstract

Neurenteric cysts are rare, benign, endodermally derived tumors of the central nervous system. Intracranial neurenteric cysts are rare with posterior fossa being the most common location among them. Neurenteric cyst of the craniocervical region is very rare. Authors report a rare case of neurenteric cyst located in the ventral cervicomedullary region. The pertinent literature is reviewed regarding this uncommon entity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)188-190
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Neurosciences
Volume7
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2012

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Prasad, G. L., Borkar, S. A., Subbarao, K. C., Sharma, M. C., & Mahapatra, A. K. (2012). Neurenteric cyst of the ventral cervicomedullary region. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, 7(3), 188-190. https://doi.org/10.4103/1817-1745.106475