Intraventricular arachnoid cyst. Report of two cases.

  title={Intraventricular arachnoid cyst. Report of two cases.},
  author={Hirofumi Nakase and Michiyoshi Hisanaga and Seiji Hashimoto and Masaaki Imanishi and Sayaka Utsumi},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={68 3},
Two patients with intraventricular arachnoid cysts are reported and a brief review of the relevant literature is presented. Arachnoid cysts are usually extracerebral or extraventricular. Intraventricular arachnoid cysts are rare: including the two cases reported here, only five cases have been described. The following characteristics were noted in these five patients: all were young; headache was the initial symptom in four; the cyst was in the trigone of a lateral ventricle in four; and there… CONTINUE READING