Intramedullary arachnoid cyst in association with cervical spondylosis: case report.

@article{Rahimizadeh2013IntramedullaryAC,
  title={Intramedullary arachnoid cyst in association with cervical spondylosis: case report.},
  author={Abolfazl Rahimizadeh and Housain F. Soufiani},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={e21-5}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Intramedullary spinal arachnoid cysts are considered to be very rare, and only 11 cases have been reported previously. Development of such a cyst in association with marked cervical spondylosis has not been reported until recently. PURPOSE Brief review of reported cases and debate on likely treatment strategy when such a cyst is associated with symptomatic spondylosis. STUDY DESIGN To report the first example of a cervicothoracic intramedullary arachnoid cyst along with a… CONTINUE READING