Ependymal cyst | definition of ependymal cyst by Medical dictionary
a circumscribed distention of some portion of the central canal of the spinal cord or of the cerebral ventricles.
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The onset symptom (the syncope) as seen in our case was previously described in literature as being related to a cyst in a case of an ependymal cyst in cerebello-pontine angle; in two different cases of hydatid cysts; in a case of dermoid cyst as in present case but located in sacral area, not an ovarian cyst.
An Ependymal Cyst in Cerebello- Pontine Angle Presenting with Syncope.
The differential diagnosis seen on MRI includes ganglion cysts, ependymal cysts
, synovial cysts, epidermoid cysts or dermoid cysts, enterogenous cysts, teratogenous cysts, hydatid cysts, and intervertebral disc cysts (5,6).