hrp0086p2-p765 | Pituitary and Neuroendocrinology P2 | ESPE2016

Symptomatic Rathke Cleft Cyst in Pediatric Patients – Clinical Presentations, Surgical Treatment and Postoperative Outcomes – An Analysis of 38 Cases

Prokop Monika , Moszczyńska Elżbieta , Bogusz Agnieszka , Daszkiewicz Paweł , Szalecki Mieczysław , Roszkowski Marcin

Background: Rathke cleft cysts are benign, epithelium-lined intrasellar and/or suprasellar cysts believed to originate from remnants of the Rathke pouch. Although its prevalence in adults is rather high, Rathke cleft cysts are rare in children. Often they are asymptomatic findings, however depending on their size and localization they can present with a wide spectrum of symptoms.Objective and hypotheses: The aim of the study was to analyse the symptoms a...