Heliyon 2021 Oct 21;7(10):e08223. Epub 2021 Oct 21.
Division of Neurosurgery, "San Pio" Hospital, 53 Via Pacevecchia, 82100 Benevento, Italy.
Tailgut cysts are rare developmental cysts arising from remnants of the embryological postnatal gut. Despite being frequently located in the presacral space, isolated cases of aberrant locations have been reported, including, perirenal, perianal, and subcutaneous sites, with only two cases of subdural tailgut cysts reported to date. The clinical course is often marked by linear growth, causing compression of the adjacent structures, however malignant transformation with carcinomatous features has been previously described. Read More