Suprasellar cyst and tuberous sclerosis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

suprasellar arachnoid cyst and tuberous sclerosis

Case Discussion

This child not only has tuberous sclerosis but also a suprasellar arachnoid cyst. This should not be confused with obstructive hydrocephalus with dilatation of the third ventricle, as shunting can result in blindness as the cyst suddenly expands.

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Case information

rID: 6114
Published: 30th Apr 2009
Last edited: 15th Nov 2015
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