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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 188-190

Neurenteric cyst of the ventral cervicomedullary region

1 Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Neuropathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashok Kumar Mahapatra
Department of Neurosurgery, Room No. 720, 7th Floor, CN Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.106475

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Neurenteric cysts are rare, benign, endodermally derived tumors of the central nervous system. Intracranial neurenteric cysts are rare with posterior fossa being the most common location among them. Neurenteric cyst of the craniocervical region is very rare. Authors report a rare case of neurenteric cyst located in the ventral cervicomedullary region. The pertinent literature is reviewed regarding this uncommon entity.


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