Neurenteric Cyst

  • Etiology: split notochord syndrome, bronchopulmonary foregut malformation
  • Imaging: cyst can be prevertebral / intravertebral / ventral to the cord / intramedullary / dorsal to the cord, often associated with butterfly hemivertebra, bronchopulmonary foregut malformation

Cases of Neurenteric Cyst

CXR and CT of neurenteric cyst
CXR shows congenital scoliosis due to vertebral segmentation anomalies in the upper thoracic spine. Axial CT with contrast of the chest shows a cystic lesion to the right of the spine in the posterior mediastinum.