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Multiple intracranial enterogenous cysts.
  1. T J Walls,
  2. D P Purohit,
  3. W S Aji,
  4. I S Schofield,
  5. D D Barwick

    Abstract

    The case of a 40-year-old woman with increasing ataxia is described. Although the clinical presentation and evoked response studies raised the possibility of multiple sclerosis, further investigation revealed multiple cystic intracranial lesions. Surgical excision of one of the lesions relieved the patient's symptoms. Histological examination revealed that this was an enterogenous cyst. Although single cysts of this type have rarely been reported occurring in the posterior cranial fossa, the occurrence of multiple lesions, some in the supratentorial compartment, appears to be unique.

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