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Clinical, radiological and pathological features of patients with Rathke's cleft cysts: tumors that may recur.

Abstract:

Rathke's cleft cysts are cystic sellar and suprasellar lesions, characteristically lined by a single layer of ciliated cuboidal or columnar epithelium. In contrast, craniopharyngiomass, which are also cystic sellar and suprasellar lesions, are characteristically lined by stratified squamous epithelium with keratinization on a layer of connective tissue. The usual management recommended for Rathke's cleft cysts is simple surgical drainage with partial excision of the cyst wall. Recurrences of ...

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10.1210/jc.82.7.2357

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Mukherjee, JJ More by this author
Kaltsas, G More by this author
Charlesworth, M More by this author
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Journal:
The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
Volume:
82
Issue:
7
Pages:
2357-2362
Publication date:
1997-07-05
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EISSN:
1945-7197
ISSN:
0021-972X
URN:
uuid:295e1ab6-9902-420b-b230-8497a1477461
Source identifiers:
138265
Local pid:
pubs:138265

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