Appearing-disappearing-reappearing Rathke's cleft cyst: An extraordinary finding and review of the literature

Madison Budinich, Jaspreet Johal, Rod J. Oskouian, Krishnamoorthy Thamburaj, R. Shane Tubbs, Elias Rizk

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Rathke's pouch cysts are uncommonly found on imaging and are usually incidental in nature. Herein, we report a most unusual case of Rathke's pouch cyst verified to have resolved and then 20 years later, to have returned. The germane literature regarding such a phenomenon is reviewed. We believe this to be the first report of a patient with an appearing, disappearing, and reappearing Rathke's cleft cyst.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15-17
Number of pages3
JournalTranslational Research in Anatomy
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anatomy

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