Rathke's cleft cyst: computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging appearances

Neurosurgery. 1987 Jul;21(1):60-2. doi: 10.1227/00006123-198707000-00012.


A case of symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst was studied preoperatively with x-ray computed tomographic and magnetic resonance imaging. A Rathke's cleft cyst may be differentiated from other cystic-appearing sellar masses.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Craniopharyngioma / pathology*
  • Craniopharyngioma / surgery
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy*
  • Middle Aged
  • Pituitary Gland / pathology
  • Pituitary Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Pituitary Neoplasms / surgery
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed*