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Spinal arachnoid cyst causing cord compression

Case contributed by Dr Amro Omar


Progressive lower limbs weakness

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Cystic non-enhancing intradural extramedullary lesion compressing the dorsal spinal cord. Slight dilatation of pial vessels is likely secondary to congestion rather than a vascular malformation. 

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Case information

rID: 19806
Published: 13th Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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