Developemental cyst lined with neuroepithelium (ependymal, choroid plexus cells or mix of both). An outer layer of glial cells may be present.
Ependymal cells (ciliated), choriod plexus cells, glial elements, connective tissue.
31 – year woman, second gravidity.
Prenatal ultrasound examination (23 weeks): a cyst 20×13 mm between the cerebellum and the left cereberal hemisphere. Arachnoid origin ot the cyst was supposed. Ventricular system was normal.
Fetal karyotype: 46 XX
Final diagnosis (based on histology and imunohistochemical staining): intehemispheric neuroepithelial (glioependymal) cyst.
24 – week female fetus.
Large thin walled cyst 25 mm in diameter was detected supratentorial in the midline. The cyst had no continuity with the leptomeninges and contained clear fluid.
Intracranial cyst, UZ video: Neuroepithelial cyst, Ultrasound, video (72950)
Intracranial cyst, autopsy: Neuroepithelial cyst, Macro, autopsy (72969)
Wall of the cyst, S100 protein positive: Neuroepithelial cyst, fetus, HE 40x (72990) Neuroepithelial cyst, fetus, HE 40x (72992) Neuroepithelial cyst, fetus, S100 40x (72991) Neuroepithelial cyst, fetus, EMA 40x (72989)