Intracranial Neurenteric Cyst in a Patient with Acute Unilateral Thalamic Infarction

  • Van Trung Hoang Radiology Department, Thien Hanh Hospital, Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam
  • Hoang Anh Thi Van Radiology Department, Thien Hanh Hospital, Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam
  • Hoang Quan Nguyen Radiology Department, Da Nang Oncology Hospital, Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Ngoc Trinh Thi Pham School of Medicine and Pharmacy, The University of Danang, Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Minh Tri Thi Vo School of Medicine and Pharmacy, The University of Danang, Da Nang, Vietnam
  • Vichit Chansomphou Radiology Department, Savannkhet Medical-Diagnostic Center, Kaysone Phomvihane, Laos
  • Cong Thao Trinh Radiology Department, Hue Central Hospital, Hue, Vietnam

Keywords

Acute cerebral infarction, central nervous system, endodermal cyst, intracranial cyst, neurenteric cyst

Abstract

Intracranial neurenteric cysts are rare congenital lesions that can be mistaken for other lesions. They may contain mucous or serous glands, smooth muscle, lymphoid tissue and components of connective tissue. We report a case of neurenteric cyst which was detected accidentally by diagnostic imaging in the context of a thalamus infarct in a 45-year-old woman. We also discuss the results of a brief literature review and the pathological findings, imaging spectrum, evaluation and management of neurenteric cysts and thalamic infarctions.

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Published: 2020-10-27

Issue: Vol 8 No 1 (view)

Section: Articles

How to cite:
1.
Hoang VT, Van HAT, Nguyen HQ, Pham NTT, Vo MTT, Chansomphou V, Trinh CT. Intracranial Neurenteric Cyst in a Patient with Acute Unilateral Thalamic Infarction. EJCRIM 2020;8 doi:10.12890/2020_001866.