Arachnoid cyst with associated arachnoiditis developing after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Case report.

@article{Tumialn2005ArachnoidCW,
  title={Arachnoid cyst with associated arachnoiditis developing after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Case report.},
  author={Luis M. Tumial{\'a}n and C. Michael Cawley and Daniel Louis Barrow},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={103 6},
  pages={1088-91}
}
The authors report the case of a 53-year-old woman in whom a T1-T2 spinal arachnoid cyst with associated arachnoiditis developed, compressing the thoracic spinal cord 1 year after the patient had suffered a Hunt and Hess Grade IV subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). Development of spinal arachnoiditis with or without an arachnoid cyst is a rare complication of aneurysmal SAH. Risk factors may include posterior circulation aneurysms, the extent and severity of the hemorrhage, and the need for… CONTINUE READING
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