Supratentorial Cysts: Prenatal Diagnosis and Outcome - Review Article
Author Mariangela Cialdella, Pasquale Capuano, Vincenzo D'Addario
ISSN 0973-614X
JournalTitle Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
DOI 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1537
Volume 11
Issue 4
Publishing Year 2017
Pages 302-307
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ABSTRACT

Fetal intracranial supratentorial cysts may develop in the cerebral parenchyma or in the ventricles. They can have different sizes, positions, and relationships with other intracranial structures. Three different groups of cysts may be described: Intraparenchymal, intraventricular, and extra-axial. This review describes the prenatal sonographic findings of the fetal supratentorial cysts, their association with central nervous system (CNS) and extra-CNS anomalies, their clinical significance, and their outcome.

Keywords: Brain cysts, Extra-axial cysts, Intraventricular cyst.

How to cite this article: Cialdella M, Capuano P, D’Addario V. Supratentorial Cysts: Prenatal Diagnosis and Outcome. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2017;11(4):302-307.

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Conflict of interest: None

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