Spontaneous resolution of a Meckel's cave arachnoid cyst causing sixth cranial nerve palsy.

@article{Jacob2008SpontaneousRO,
  title={Spontaneous resolution of a Meckel's cave arachnoid cyst causing sixth cranial nerve palsy.},
  author={Maud Jacob and Sachin Gujar and Jonathan D. Trobe and D Gandhi},
  journal={Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={186-91}
}
A 32-year-old pregnant woman developed a progressive right sixth cranial nerve palsy as an isolated finding. Brain MRI disclosed a discrete lobulated lesion centered in the right Meckel's cave with intermediate signal on T1, high signal on T2, and diffusion characteristics similar to those of cerebrospinal fluid on apparent diffusion coefficient mapping. The initial radiologic diagnosis was schwannoma or meningioma. No intervention occurred. Shortly after cesarean delivery, the abduction… CONTINUE READING
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