cleft

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cleft

1. a fissure or crevice
2. (of leaves) having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
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Nevertheless, the most frequent cyst in the sellar region is Rathke cleft cyst (RCC).
T Couldwell, "Rathke cleft cyst intracystic nodule: a characteristic magnetic resonance imaging finding," Journal of Neurosurgery, vol.
Rathke cleft cyst (RCC) is a rare, usually asymptomatic cystic lesion of the sellar/suprasellar region originating from the embryonic remnants of the Rathke cleft.
Infection of a Rathke cleft cyst: A rare cause of pituitary abscess.