Leptomeningeal cyst of the posterior fossa. Case report.

  title={Leptomeningeal cyst of the posterior fossa. Case report.},
  author={S B Dunkser and H S Mccreary},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={34 5},
T HE term "leptomeningeal cyst" was coined in 1937 by Dyke 1~ and was popularized in 1953 by Taveras and Ransohoff ~1 to describe a kind of arachnoid cyst. Although it has been recognized that intracranial arachnoid cysts can be formed congenitally, or following trauma or inflammatory conditions,3,s,9,1~,20,23, 24 all leptomeningeal cysts have been thought to follow trauma. They usually occur in the parietal region associated with radiographic evidence of widening of a fracture and scalloping… CONTINUE READING

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