Symptomatic Rathke�s Cleft Cyst Presenting With Decreased Visual Acuity

Mohammad Samadian, Kaveh Ebrahim Zadeh, karim Moradian Kokhdan, Saeed Razmeh, Guive Sharifi, Omidvar Rezaee, Elena Jamali, Shahram Sabeti, Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran., Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran., Department of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran., Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran. (+4 others)
2018 Iranian Journal of Neurosurgery  
and Importance: Symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst is a rare lesion that often presents without any symptoms. Case Presentation: We report a 40-year-old female with symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst located in the sellar and suprasellar region. She presented with visual disturbance, headache, weight gain, hypothyroidism and amenorrhea. The patient underwent surgery and the pathological examination confirmed Rathke's cleft cyst. Conclusion: Although the symptomatic Rathke's cleft cyst is rare, the
more » ... yst is rare, the differential diagnosis must be done with intrasellar and suprasellar lesions.
doi:10.32598/irjns.4.1.41 fatcat:fvbuvntadzh5hikifx5zk4tgta