, Volume 42, Issue 7, pp 532-534

Rathke's cleft cyst associated with hypophysitis: MRI

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We report a symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst associated with hypophysitis in a 61-year-old woman. We demonstrate the MRI features and discuss the pathophysiology. To the best of our knowledge this is the first description of a Rathke's cleft cyst shrinking after high-dose steroid therapy.

Received: 18 December 1998 Accepted: 21 July 1999