Simple intraparenchymal cyst of the cerebellum
Jawad Laaguili, Brahim El Mostarchid
The Pan African Medical Journal. ;18:337. doi:10.11604/pamj..18.337.3619

Create an account  |  Sign in
Innovations in Measles Elimination Innovations in Measles Elimination
"Better health through knowledge sharing and information dissemination "

Images in clinical medicine

Simple intraparenchymal cyst of the cerebellum

Jawad Laaguili, Brahim El Mostarchid
Pan Afr Med J. 2014; 18:337. doi:10.11604/pamj.2014.18.337.3619. Published 27 Aug 2014



We present a magnetic resonance imaging of a 38 old woman, admitted with clinical symptoms of expansive cerebellar lesion. No mural nodule and no enhancement after gadolinium injection were noted. She was operated upon and an anatomico-pathological diagnosis of a simple cyst was made. Cysts of the posterior fossa are common in the literature, but the simple cyst is rare. Considered in the differential diagnosis of these cysts: (hemangioblastoma, astrocytoma cystic, hydatid cyst ...). The postoperative course was uneventful after surgery.


Corresponding author:
Jawad Laaguili, Department of Neurosurgery, Mohamed V Military Teaching Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
laaguilijawad@gmail.com

©Jawad Laaguili et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

More images in clinical medicine

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
    






PAMJ Images in Medicine and Public Health are archived on Pubmed Central. Access PAMJ archives on PMC here

Volume 34 (September - December 2019)

This image


Share this image:

Filter images [Reset filter]

By language

PAMJ is published in collaboration with the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)
Currently tracked by: DOAJ, AIM, Google Scholar, AJOL, EBSCO, Scopus, Embase, IC, HINARI, Global Health, PubMed Central, PubMed/Medline, Ulrichsweb, More to come . Member of COPE.

ISSN: 1937-8688. © 2019 - Pan African Medical Journal. All rights reserved