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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 981-984

Thoracic spinal intramedullary arachnoid cyst presented with myelopathy with marked postoperative improvement: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar
2 Department of Pathology, Hamad General Hospital, Doha, Qatar

Correspondence Address:
Ali Raza
Department of Neurosurgery, Hamad General Hospital, Al Rayyan Road, P. O. Box 3050, Doha
Qatar
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_72_19

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Intramedullary spinal cord arachnoid cysts are rare. So, we present an interesting case of adult male presented with myelopathic symptoms and signs. Further investigations revealed a finding of thoracic intramedullary cystic lesion, found postoperatively to be an arachnoid cyst. Patient improved remarkably postoperative and during follow up period.


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