• A 27-year-old woman suffered from multiple congenital defects, including transsphenoidal encephalocele. Recent progressive visual loss was at first attributed to this encephalocele, but was later proved to be caused by a suprasellar epidermoid cyst. Its removal was followed by improvement of vision. To the best of our knowledge, the association of basal encephalocele and epidermoid cyst has not been previously described.
Menachem Sadeh, Yochanan Goldhammer, Isaac Shacked, Rina Tadmor, Victor Godel. Basal Encephalocele Associated With Suprasellar Epidermoid Cyst. Arch Neurol. 1982;39(4):250–252. doi:10.1001/archneur.1982.00510160056013