Intracranial arachnoid cysts – do they impair mental functions?

  title={Intracranial arachnoid cysts – do they impair mental functions?},
  author={PhD K. Wester},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  • PhD K. Wester MD
  • Published 2008
  • Journal of Neurology
  • Arachnoid cysts are benign, congenital malformations of the arachnoid with a predilection for the temporal fossa. Radiologically, most arachnoid cysts appear to be expansive lesions, and functional imaging has shown that arachnoid cysts may cause a reorganization of cortical functions. The present article is based on a literature search for articles reporting dyscognition or psychiatric symptoms in arachnoid cyst patients. Emphasis is placed on systematic, prospective studies reporting results… CONTINUE READING
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