Arachnoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


A patient presents with a complaint of longstanding headache.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Female

CT brain

CT shows a low density liquid image in the left temporal fossa.

Case Discussion

These images are compatible with an arachnoid cyst, which is commonly an incidental finding as was so with this case.

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Case information

rID: 22682
Case created: 16th Apr 2013
Last edited: 19th Jun 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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