Spinal meningeal cyst - perineural cyst

Case contributed by Dr Rajarajan


A 35 years old female presented with severe sciatica.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female

MRI Lumbar spine shows bilateral well-defined cysts causing severe canal narrowing. Nerve root is seen traversing the cysts. 

Case Discussion

Patient presented severe sciatica. MRI revealed peri-neural cysts (Tarlov cysts) at S1-S2 level.

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Case information

rID: 46314
Published: 1st Jul 2016
Last edited: 20th Apr 2017
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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