Arachnoid cyst with secondary obstructive hydrocephalus

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Chronic headache and blurring of vision

Patient Data

Age: 33 years old
Gender: Female

A large subtentorial arachnoid cyst is noted compressing the aqueduct of sylvius and causing supratentorial obstructive hydrocephalus. There is a communication between the left lateral ventricle and arachnoid cyst.

Case Discussion

Non communicating obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to subtentorial arachnoid cyst.

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Case information

rID: 43684
Published: 13th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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