Spinal extradural arachnoid cyst.

  title={Spinal extradural arachnoid cyst.},
  author={Jae Young Choi and Seung Huyp Kim and Woo Surng Lee and Kyeon Hoon Sung},
  journal={Acta neurochirurgica},
  volume={148 5},
  pages={579-85; discussion 585}
Spinal extradural arachnoid cysts are rare expanding lesions in the spinal canal. They usually present with progressive signs and symptoms caused by spinal cord compression if they enlarge. A comprehensive review about spinal extradural arachnoid cyst is made including the author's own case of a 59-year-old woman with a 6-month history of progressive back pain radiating to both legs. Key points concerning the possible pathogenesis including symptomatology, diagnosis, and the implications for… CONTINUE READING