Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 45, Issue 1–2, pp 177–185 | Cite as

Spinal neuroepithelial cysts

Report of two cases and review of the literature
  • A. Fortuna
  • L. Palma
  • S. Mercuri
Case Reports

Summary

Two cases of spinal neuroepithelial cyst, both intramedullary, are presented. Another seven cases collected from the literature are carefully reviewed. Particular emphasis is paid to the histological differentiation of these cysts from those of endodermal origin.

Keywords

Public Health Interventional Radiology Histological Differentiation Endodermal Origin Neuroepithelial Cyst 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Fortuna
    • 1
  • L. Palma
    • 1
  • S. Mercuri
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Neurosurgery of Rome Medical SchoolRomeItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di NeurochirurgiaUniversità di RomaRomaItaly

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