Symptomatic Anterior Cervical Arachnoid Cyst Development after Excision of a Posterior Thoracic Arachnoid Cyst

Kwo-Chi Hu, Cheng-Kuei Chang, Cheng-Chia Tsai, Si-Hue Lee, Daniel T H Chin

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Abstract

脊椎硬膜內蜘蛛膜腔囊腫是少見的疾病。他們可能為單一個囊腫或是多發性,通常不會產生臨床症狀,但有時會因為壓迫脊髓或神經根而產生症狀。致病機轉目前還不明瞭。大部分囊腫位於胸髓後方,而位於頸髓前方之囊腫是非常罕見。我們將報告一位三十歲女性,在手術切除位於胸髓後方之蜘蛛膜腔囊腫之後,其位於頸髓前方之囊腫產生臨床症狀 • 腦脊髓液的流動,可能因之前的手術產生變化,導致位於頸部之囊腫產生症狀。病人接受將頸部之囊腫開窗及放引流管手術,術後一年,病人臨床症狀幾乎完全恢復。
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)285-289
Number of pages5
JournalFormosan Journal of Surgery
Volume36
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2003

Keywords

  • arachnoid cyst
  • cervical spine
  • spinal cord compression

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