Endoscopic removal of a suprasellar dermoid cyst in a pediatric patient: a case report and review of the literature
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Dermoid cysts (DCs) are unusual benign congenital intracranial tumors that typicallyarise in the midline and form as a result of abnormal sequestration of ectodermal cells during neural tubeformation. In all age groups, endoscopic approaches are preferable for the removal of sellar lesions.
A 6-year-old girl with recurrent meningitis underwent endoscopic endonasal surgery forsellar DC.
To the best of our knowledge, we present the first case of a suprasellar DC in a pediatric patient that was removed endoscopically.
KeywordsDermoid cyst Sella Endoscopy Pediatrics
“Preparation for publication of this article is partly supported by Turkish Neurosurgical Society.”
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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