Significant Improvement in Chronic Persistent Headaches Caused by Small Rathke Cleft Cysts After Transsphenoidal Surgery

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Fukui, Issei; Hayashi, Yasuhiko; Kita, Daisuke; Sasagawa, Yasuo; Oishi, Masahiro; Tachibana, Osamu; Nakada, Mitsutoshi;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Journal: World Neurosurgery,volume 99,pagee39 (issn: 1878-8750)
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  • Subject: Transsphenoidal surgery | Headache | Rathke cleft cyst | Endoscope
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Purpose Rathke cleft cysts (RCC) usually are asymptomatic and can be observed via the use of conservative methods. Some patients with RCCs, however, have severe headaches even if they are small enough to be confined to the sella, and these small RCCs seldom have been di... View more
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