Arachnoid cysts.

  title={Arachnoid cysts.},
  author={Thomas Westermaier and Tilmann Schweitzer and Ralf-Ingo Ernestus},
  journal={Advances in experimental medicine and biology},
Arachnoid cysts are fluid-filled duplications or splittings of the arachnoid layer with a content which is similar but not equal to the cerebrospinal fluid. Arachnoid cysts are not actual neurodegenerative disorders, rather the underlying defect of the texture of the arachnoid layer is probably congenital in nature. They can occur sporadically or can be associated with other malformations or diseases. Arachnoid cysts may be discovered in early childhood. However, they can develop de novo, grow… CONTINUE READING