Tarlov cyst

Case contributed by Dr Francesco Gabbrielli


Back and perineal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

A focal lesion is seen in the spinal canal at the level of S2 vertebral body with similar signal intensities to the CSF. This is in keeping with a perineural root sleeve cyst (Tarlov) at the level of S2 vertebral body. 

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 30576
Published: 20th Aug 2014
Last edited: 21st Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.