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Ependymal cyst

MedGen UID:
90929
Concept ID:
C0338599
Finding
Synonym: Ependymal Cyst
SNOMED CT: Ependymal cyst (230792007)

Definition

Glioependymal/ependymal cyst is a rare central nervous system malformation defined as a subarachnoid, supratentorial, interventricular or intraspinal, sometimes intracerebral or intramedullar cyst with an internal ependymal lining, possibly surrounded by glial tissue. It may be an incidental finding or may present at different ages with clinical features depending on its size and location. It may distort adjacent brain structures and cause macrocephaly, ventriculomegaly, hydrocephalus, focal neurological signs and other signs and symptoms. In some cases, it is associated with other cerebral malformations (e.g. corpus callosum agenesis, polymicrogyria, heterotopias). [from ORPHANET]

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Chakravarthi SS, Kassam AB, Fukui MB, Monroy-Sosa A, Rothong N, Cunningham J, Jennings JE, Guenther N, Connelly J, Kaemmerer T, Nash KC, Lindsay M, Rissell J, Celix JM, Rovin RA
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2019 Aug 1;17(2):208-226. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy405. PMID: 30753637

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Chakravarthi SS, Kassam AB, Fukui MB, Monroy-Sosa A, Rothong N, Cunningham J, Jennings JE, Guenther N, Connelly J, Kaemmerer T, Nash KC, Lindsay M, Rissell J, Celix JM, Rovin RA
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2019 Aug 1;17(2):208-226. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy405. PMID: 30753637
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Paulla Galdino Chaves J, Henrique Dallo Gallo B, Louise Gonçalves Souza E Silva N, Luvison Gomes da Silva L, Alberto Mattozo C
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Prognosis

Paulla Galdino Chaves J, Henrique Dallo Gallo B, Louise Gonçalves Souza E Silva N, Luvison Gomes da Silva L, Alberto Mattozo C
J Clin Neurosci 2022 May;99:10-16. Epub 2022 Feb 25 doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2022.02.030. PMID: 35228087
Chakravarthi SS, Kassam AB, Fukui MB, Monroy-Sosa A, Rothong N, Cunningham J, Jennings JE, Guenther N, Connelly J, Kaemmerer T, Nash KC, Lindsay M, Rissell J, Celix JM, Rovin RA
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2019 Aug 1;17(2):208-226. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy405. PMID: 30753637
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Clinical prediction guides

Chakravarthi SS, Kassam AB, Fukui MB, Monroy-Sosa A, Rothong N, Cunningham J, Jennings JE, Guenther N, Connelly J, Kaemmerer T, Nash KC, Lindsay M, Rissell J, Celix JM, Rovin RA
Oper Neurosurg (Hagerstown) 2019 Aug 1;17(2):208-226. doi: 10.1093/ons/opy405. PMID: 30753637
Savas Erdeve S, Ocal G, Berberoglu M, Siklar Z, Hacihamdioglu B, Evliyaoglu O, Fitoz S
J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 2011;24(11-12):867-75. doi: 10.1515/jpem.2011.263. PMID: 22308834
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Recent systematic reviews

Paulla Galdino Chaves J, Henrique Dallo Gallo B, Louise Gonçalves Souza E Silva N, Luvison Gomes da Silva L, Alberto Mattozo C
J Clin Neurosci 2022 May;99:10-16. Epub 2022 Feb 25 doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2022.02.030. PMID: 35228087
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