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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 42-44

Spontaneous rupture of intracranial dermoid cyst with chemical meningitis


1 Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Radiology, Command Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
3 Department of Medicine, Command Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Department of Neurosurgery, Command Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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KVS Hari Kumar
Department of Endocrinology, Command Hospital, Lucknow - 226 002, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1115-1474.128089

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Intracranial dermoid cysts are rare benign lesions of neuraxis. They present with symptoms of a space occupying lesion or rupture leading to chemical meningitis. Rupture of dermoid cyst result in the characteristic neuroimaging pattern. We recently encountered an interesting patient in sixth decade of life who presented with spontaneous rupture of intracranial dermoid cyst leading to chemical meningitis. We report the case for its unusual presentation and complete recovery.


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