Neurenteric cyst: Current management

Brian F. Gilchrist, Marvin W. Harrison, John R. Campbell

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Two newborn infants with neurenteric cysts have been evaluated with recently developed imaging techniques. Magnetic resonance imaging or computed tomography can provide the evaluations needed to facilitate removal of the entire cyst at one operation. Appreciation of the extent of the problem allows for expeditious evaluation and early definitive surgical intervention.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1231-1233
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of pediatric surgery
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1990


  • Neurenteric cyst, neonatal
  • respiratory distress

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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